[Merak, Banten, Indonesia; October 28. Image via Getty]

MERAK, BANTEN, INDONESIA - OCTOBER 28: Sri Lankan asylum seekers hold placards during a protest on board a wooden boat demanding the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) to take care of a group of refugees, at Merak seaport on October 28, 2009 in Banten Province, Indonesia. The 78 asylum seekers are refusing to dissembark in Indonesia with some threatening to kill themselves if not taken to Australia. The Indonesian immigration officials are prepared to defy an order from the Indonesian President Susilo and direct the ship to the Australian funded detention centre on Bintan Island.(Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)