An asylum seeker who was rescued from a troubled boat adrift trying to reach Australia is escorted by police officers upon arrival at a hotel in Merak, Banten Province, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 31, ... more 
An asylum seeker who was rescued from a troubled boat adrift trying to reach Australia is escorted by police officers upon arrival at a hotel in Merak, Banten Province, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. Australia calls it a "closing-down sale" for people smugglers: Asylum-seekers in rickety boats are reaching its shores in record numbers ahead of a tougher deportation policy starting in September. For many migrants, the price of haste may be death. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim) less 
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