Operation Sovereign Borders: Dignified Silence or Diminishing Democracy

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Recent reports that the Australian Navy has turned back two asylum seeker boats to Indonesian waters remain shrouded under a veil of secrecy. Australia remains subject to downgraded levels of co-operation with Indonesia on people smuggling as a result of last year’s spying standoff.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jan 2014


  • Sovereign Borders
  • asylum seeker
  • people smuggling
  • Australian Defence Force


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