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Your letters: RI is responsible for the refugees

  • The Jakarta Post

| Sat, December 8 2012 | 01:26 pm

PREMIUM I refer to the story in an Australian daily recently, regarding the refugee status and promises made by the Australian prime minister. The story states that refugees, who are based in Puncak, some 80 kilometers from Jakarta, are accepted by Indonesia and therefore Indonesia is responsible for them.

I agree that as Indonesia has accepted them, the country cannot simply ship them off to Aust...