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Protesters support asylum seekers

Protesters take Sydney’s streets in Australia to voice their support for asylum seekers. The Australian government recently announced all future boat arrivals by asylum seekers will be sent to Papua New Guinea for processing and settlement. The announcement marks a major shift in policy direction by the centre-left Australian Labor Party government.

Protesters support asylum seekers
Protesters take to the streets of Sydney's CBD to voice their support for Asylum seekers on July 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian government yesterday announced all future boat arrivals by asylum seekers will be sent to Papua New Guinea for processing and settlement. The announcement marks a major shift in policy direction by the centre-left Australian Labor Party government. (Getty Images)
Protesters support asylum seekers
Protesters march on Sydney's CBD in support of Asylum seekers on July 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian government yesterday announced all future boat arrivals by asylum seekers will be sent to Papua New Guinea for processing and settlement. The announcement marks a major shift in policy direction by the centre-left Australian Labor Party government. (Getty Images)
Protesters support asylum seekers
Protesters take to the streets of Sydney's CBD to voice their support for asylum seekers on July 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian government yesterday announced all future boat arrivals by asylum seekers will be sent to Papua New Guinea for processing and settlement. The announcement marks a major shift in policy direction by the centre-left Australian Labor Party government. (Getty Images)
Protesters support asylum seekers
Protesters take to the streets of Sydney's CBD to voice their support for asylum seekers on July 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian government yesterday announced all future boat arrivals by asylum seekers will be sent to Papua New Guinea for processing and settlement. The announcement marks a major shift in policy direction by the centre-left Australian Labor Party government. (Getty Images)
Protesters support asylum seekers
Protesters take to the streets of Sydney's CBD to voice their support for asylum seekers on July 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian government yesterday announced all future boat arrivals by asylum seekers will be sent to Papua New Guinea for processing and settlement. The announcement marks a major shift in policy direction by the centre-left Australian Labor Party government. (Getty Images)
Protesters support asylum seekers
Protesters write with chalk pro asylum messages and anti Government messages over Sydney's CBD to voice their support for asylum seekers on July 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian government yesterday announced all future boat arrivals by asylum seekers will be sent to Papua New Guinea for processing and settlement. The announcement marks a major shift in policy direction by the centre-left Australian Labor Party government. (Getty Images)
Protesters support asylum seekers
A child walks with protesters who have taken to the streets of Sydney's CBD to voice their support for asylum seekers on July 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian government yesterday announced all future boat arrivals by asylum seekers will be sent to Papua New Guinea for processing and settlement. The announcement marks a major shift in policy direction by the centre-left Australian Labor Party government. (Getty Images)
Protesters support asylum seekers
Protesters take to the streets of Sydney's CBD to voice their support for asylum seekers on July 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian government yesterday announced all future boat arrivals by asylum seekers will be sent to Papua New Guinea for processing and settlement. The announcement marks a major shift in policy direction by the centre-left Australian Labor Party government. (Getty Images)