Illegal Immigration Australia – UN Says Boat Turn-Backs ‘Don’t Work’, Because They Do

Posted on Mon 01/28/2019 by


By Andrew Bolt ~


The UN refugee agency’s ­Indonesia chief, Thomas Vargas, told The Australian that turn-back policies such as those used by Australia’s Border Force to prevent boatloads of asylum-seekers reaching Australia “just don’t work”.

Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel

This makes sense only when you understand the UN’s definition of “work” is to let boats come:

“That’s what is so ­terrible about these types of policies — rather than rescuing them, bringing them to safety and then figuring out how best they can be helped,” Mr Vargas said.

And how would we help the hundreds who drown on the way?

Andrew Bolt writes for the Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, and The Advertiser and runs Australia’s most-read political blog. On week nights he hosts The Bolt Report on Sky News at 7pm and his Macquarie Radio show at 8pm with Steve Price.

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