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Original ABC video version of towback lifeboat as posted WITH audio

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Published on Feb 6, 2014

The first video of what appears to be a lifeboat full of asylum seekers being towed by an Australian vessel under Operation Sovereign Borders has been obtained by the ABC. Original version WITH AUDIO.

Thanks to @mary_sayed for translating: Sounds like Farsi or Pashto to me, if I had to take a guess .At 7pm there was an extended story which included some of the footage and the commentary was said to be translation "They brought us to Indonesian waters put us in a lifeboat...then forcibly turned us back" Language was Farsi.

From the news"In the boat there are 36 people incl. a pregnant woman and a 1y.o child." They're unsure what day it is 1/2

#asylumseekers have been in custody for a week. "They didn't let us go to the bathroom or even wash our face." 2/2 CONT

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