The first refugees arrive in Cambodia as part of Australia’s controversial program resettling asylum seekers from its offshore detention center.
- Political opposition leaders and human rights advocates criticize the government’s harsh stance against refugees and their resettlement in an under-resourced country with a poor rights records.
- Australia has offered Cambodia A$40 million as part of the resettlement deal.
- Despite cash incentives, few refugees have taken up the Australian government on its offer.
More on this story at Reuters.