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February 13, 2001
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Australia’s far-right One Nation Party posted strong returns in state elections in Western Australia. Pauline Hanson, leader of the anti-immigrant party, said the group’s popularity was fueled by a wave of illegal immigrants from Indonesia and other Asian countries in recent months. “The people of Western Australia, their attitude is send them back,” Hanson said. “They don’t want them here.”

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