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The Vancouver Sun – Sri Lankan asylum-seekers plead for release
Handcuffed and shackled in leg chains, more Sri Lankan asylum-seekers were back before immigration officials in Vancouver on Monday, pleading for release from detention.
But proving their identities continued to be a significant impediment for most of the men, who were among a group of 76 ethnic Tamils apprehended on a mysterious ship off Vancouver Island earlier this month.
Several of the men arrived with no authentic documents to prove who they are. More