March 20, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Government Criticised for Resettling ISIS Families in Sydney Without Community Consultation

The centre-left Labor government’s decision to resettle ISIS families in Australia without consulting with the community has faced fierce pushback from the opposition and an independent MP.
It comes after the government repatriated four women and their 13 Australian children from an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Syria to Australia.
Home Affairs Minister Clare O’Neil announced in a media release on Oct. 29 that the repatriation decision “was informed by individual assessments following detailed work by national security agencies.”

Minister for Home Affairs Clare O’Neil during the Jobs and Skills Summit in Canberra, Australia, on Sept. 2, 2022. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)

But Shadow Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews argued that the government didn’t comprehensively take into account security and welfare factors when it brought back the brides of ISIS fighters and their children….
Source: The Epoch Times