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How to use the word people-smugglers in a Sentence?

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This was an entirely foreseeable tragedy that sooner or later one of these boats would capsize and people would die, people are safe in France, and the best way to keep people safe is to keep them on shore, not in the hands of people smugglers in the middle of the Channel.

Natalie Elphike

Found on CNN
2 years ago

These are civil operations and therefore need to be coordinated (with the coastguard) just as much as they need to liaise with the judicial authorities and the police regarding actions and investigations against (people) smugglers.

Marco Minniti

Found on Reuters
7 years ago

Settlement in a country like New Zealand would be used by the people smugglers as a marketing opportunity.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

We are not going to allow people smugglers to get out a message that if you seek assistance in an Australian hospital, that somehow that is your formula to becoming an Australian citizen.

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

We're managing this policy with great care, and with great compassion, and at the same time, doing everything we can to ensure that we do not do anything or say anything which will be used by the people smugglers to get more vulnerable people onto those boats.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Found on CNN
8 years ago

I thought about driving the boat but I didn't do it. That is all lies, this is not true. If I was a people smuggler, why would I put my family in the same boat as the other people? I paid the same amount to the people smugglers.

Aylan Kurdi

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

This is not true. If I was a people smuggler, why would I put my family in the same boat as the other people? I paid the same amount to the people smugglers.

Aylan Kurdi

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

I think the important point to remember in all of this is had those 20 boats arrived, 200 boats or 2,000 boats would have followed them, if people smugglers see ventures getting to Australia successfully -- even one venture -- that is a green light for the people smugglers to be back in business.

Border Protection Peter Dutton

Found on CNN
8 years ago

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