Story by A. Srivathsan in The Hindu, 30-03-2011
CHENNAI: Even as Australian Ministers, politicians and officials were taking the position in public that there was no racial motivation behind the spate of attacks on Indian students in Australia, chiefly in and around Melbourne in the State of Victoria, Australian diplomats were quietly acknowledging to their U.S. counterparts that it was indeed a likely factor. Also, the Australian government’s efforts, in their opinion, had only a limited impact on cooling tempers ( 230335: confidential, October 20, 2009).
The cables were accessed by The Hindu through WikiLeaks
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