Covid-19: Australians trapped in India ‘betrayed’ by ban on returning home

Australian citizens in Covid-struck India say they have been deserted by their government after Canberra made it a criminal act to return home before 15 May. The government will offer repatriation flights for some vulnerable citizens next week.

Still, the temporary travel ban – enforceable by fines and jail sentences – has left many feeling furious, desperate and discriminated against.

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