22 Jul '11, 2am

DTN Thailand: Australia, Malaysia asylum seeker deal 'close': Australia and Malaysia are set to finalise an agre...

Inmates at Australia's Christmas Island immigration centre buried themselves in shallow graves in a symbolic gesture, a spokesman representing them said Friday, as riots erupted for a third night. Immigration officials said there had been "another significant incident" involving up to 100 detainees at the remote island facility, but there were varying accounts of the latest protests among the asylum seekers. Refugee advocate Ian Rintoul said some were digging shallow graves and burying themselves up to their necks in a show of their growing desperation. "Asylum seekers in the Green compound have dug shallow graves in the courtyard of their compound," said Rintoul, who keeps in regular telephone contact with detainees at the centre. "Some asylum seekers have already staged mock burials and buried themselves up to their necks in a symbolic protest that detention is killing t...

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