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Shame! Report alleges Oz hiding foreign students’ death toll

Published On: 02nd July 2009

By Staff Writer

'Almost half of them Indians.'
In a shocking report published in Australia’s reputed daily The Age that could not have come at a worse time for the USD 15.5-billion-dollar Australian education industry, reveals that the Australian government has concealed the details of deaths of over 50 foreign students last year.

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All attacks were not racially motivated: India

Published On: 26th June 2009

By Staff Writer

Expressing his anguish over targeting of Indian students for attacks in Australia, the Union Overseas Minister Vayalar Ravi in an interview to the BBC said robbery was the motive behind most of such attacks while some could have been racially motivated. The minister described the violence against Indians as ‘ferocious.’ 

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