Former governor-general calls for more compassion for asylum seekers who risk their lives

By Judith Ireland
Updated December 17 2013 - 2:13pm, first published 1:08pm
Former governor-general Sir William Deane and Admiral (Ret.) Chris Barrie at the launch in Canberra of a book of essays on asylum seeker and refugee policy. Photo: Andrew Meares
Former governor-general Sir William Deane and Admiral (Ret.) Chris Barrie at the launch in Canberra of a book of essays on asylum seeker and refugee policy. Photo: Andrew Meares
Author and refugee Widyan Al Ubudy at the launch in Canberra of a book of essays on asylum seeker and refugee policy. Photo: Andrew Meares
Author and refugee Widyan Al Ubudy at the launch in Canberra of a book of essays on asylum seeker and refugee policy. Photo: Andrew Meares

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