Confused situation for Nauru refugees

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Confused situation for Nauru refugees

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Apr 20, 2015 3:58 pm

Confusion everywhere: Australian govt provides a misleading "fact sheet" in attempt to encourage/bribe refugees, Cambodian officials are now due to visit Nauru, and few refugees seem interested anyway. :popcorn: ... u-arrivals" onclick=";return false;
The prospect of a small number of refugees moving to Cambodia follows the circulation of a “fact sheet” among the refugees by Australian immigration officials last week, which touted the supposed benefits of resettling in the Kingdom and offered an insight into the “support” being offered to refugees who agree to move now.

Koy Kuong, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that Cambodian officials “were confused by the Australian side”, adding that no refugees would be allowed to arrive in Phnom Penh today, as was suggested by the Abbott government’s letter.

“The opportunity to settle in Cambodia is now available to you. The first flight from Nauru to Cambodia for refugees will be as soon as 20 April 2015. Moving to Cambodia provides an opportunity for you and your family to start a new life in a safe country, free from persecution and violence, and build your future,” the letter said.

It went on to detail the “support packages” available to refugees who resettle now, including “cash in hand and in a bank account”; “villa-style” accommodation; health insurance, which would also cover mental health; and assistance to find work and permanent accommodation.

“If you are not in the first group of refugees to settle in Cambodia,” Australian immigration emphasised, “your assistance package will be different.”
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Re: Confused situation for Nauru refugees

Post by prahkeitouj » Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:22 pm

Will they want to resettle in Cambodia? Will they move to live in Phnom Penh or Sihanuk ville or somewhere? Will they become Cambodian citizen legally? It might be the best way to increase Cambodia population.
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