Stakeholders Of Asylum Seekers

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Another important stakeholder in this issue is the children themselves. Almost all of the children present in detention centres are asylum seekers whom arrived in Australia by boat, and are classified as ‘unauthorised maritime arrivals’ (, 2015). These asylum seeker children all held the same responses to some degree. Their responses were all surrounded by the main aspect of ‘Wanting to be free and safe’. “My father and brother were killed. I saw death on the way here. I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t have to be” (, 2015) . Some of the statistics concluded that 41% of children fled their country of origin because of constant threats, danger, terrorism and fear for life, 33% fled from persecution by the
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