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24-November-2014
24-November-2014

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A monument commemorates those who lost their lives in the sinking of the asylum seeker boat, SIEV 221

Location

Address:Jalan Patai Road, Smith Point, Tai Jin House, Christmas Island, 6798
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -10.428664
Long: 105.664874
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Maritime
Actual Event STart Date:15-December-2010
Actual Event End Date:15-December-2010

Dedication

Front Inscription

SIEV 221

15 December 2010

We will reflect on this day with sadness.  The loss of each person`s life diminishes our own because we are part of humankind.

As you read this please remember all asylum seekers who have attempted this treacherous journey

Source: MA
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