According to The Wall Street Journal, the U.N., always on the lookout to chastise or punish Western nations for protecting themselves, is criticizing Australia for its tough laws regarding immigration into its own country.

The criticism centers on 150 ethnic Tamils fleeing Sri Lanka to look for asylum in Australia. The 150 Tamils were intercepted at sea by the Australian navy, which was reportedly considering transferring them to the Sri Lankan navy.

A civil war had raged until 2009 in Sri Lanka as the Tamil Tiger rebels warred against the government in order to secure independence for the country’s northern Tamil minority.

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