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Amnesty probe finds Australia breaches asylum laws

By Reuters | Wed, 11 Dec 2013 09:00 AM
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SYDNEY, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Rights group Amnesty International has urged Australia to review its asylum seeker policies and end offshore detention after finding "debilitating and humiliating conditions" at processing centres that breach obligations under international law.

A steady flow of refugee boats is a hot political issue in Australia, polarising voters. Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conservative ...

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