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Thousands protest across Australia against removal of Tamil family

Thousands protest across Australia against removal of Tamil family

Thousands of people protested in cities and towns across Australia Sunday against the government's efforts to deport a Tamil family back to Sri Lanka.

Australia moves Tamil toddlers to remote island detention centre

Australia moves Tamil toddlers to remote island detention centre

A Tamil family of four -- including two Australian-born toddlers -- have been moved to a remote island off the coast of Indonesia, despite a court order blocking deportation, their lawyer said Saturday.