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Response to the Governments so called humanitarian assistance to Burma


"Last week the  government cut 28 million dollars of aid to Burma. A week later they want a 'pat on the back' for restoring less than a quarter of that" Greens spokesperson for Immigration Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said.

"It's time Australia was genuine with the humanitarian assistance we give our regional neighbours. Australia should restore all foreign aid cuts to Burma and apply diplomatic action focused on addressing human rights abuses against the Rohingyan people.

"More immediately, the government has a responsibility to assist in the search, rescue and provision of safe haven resettlement to Rohingyan refugees stranded on boats in our region


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