ABC Radio Australia - Asia Pacific, 24/12/2009
Claims Tamil asylum seeker was refused medical treatment
The Australian Tamil Congress says Indonesian authorities refused to provide medical treatment to a 29 year Sri Lankan asylum seeker who died on board a boat in Indonesia's Merak port. He was one of 250 Sri Lankans on the wooden cargo boat.Indonesian immigration authorities have confirmed his death.
Presenter: Christine Webster
Speakers: Dr Sam Pari from the Australian Tamil Congress