Forst said he had been assured by government officials during his two-week visit to Australia that no one had yet been charged under the Border Protection Act.
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"And yes, it's hard. It's hard for the well-meaning families that are waiting to adopt children. And it's hard for the children that are being prevented from running into the arms of these families," he said.
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