Rally and march marks 9th anniversary of SIEV X tragedy

October 24, 2010

March for refugee and asylum seeker rights held in Sydney on October 23 to mark the ninth anniversary of the sinking of a boat, code-named the SIEV X, full of asylum seekers on its way from Indonesia to Australia  on October 19, 2001.

The boat was under Australian surveillance but was allowed to sink in international waters killing 353 people.

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