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1,000 Sri Lankan boat people returned by Australia

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 15:54

The Australian government repatriated 25 more Sri Lankans who tried to illegally migrate, bringing the total number of boat people returned to over 1,000, the Australian embassy said Monday.

Indonesia moves Lankan migrants to detention centre

Last Updated: Monday, April 19, 2010, 13:20

Sri Lankan migrants who have refused to leave their boat in Indonesia for six months boarded buses bound for a detention facility on Monday as they finally agreed to be relocated.

Indonesian Navy arrests 260 Sri Lankan migrants

Last Updated: Monday, October 12, 2009, 10:34

The Indonesian Navy arrested 260 migrants from Sri Lanka who were suspected of sailing in to seek asylum in Australia, officials and media reports said on Monday.