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UN urges Australian government to release Tamil family from Christmas Island

The United Nations has asked the Australian government to release a Tamil family from immigration detention, a lawyer acting for the family has been advised.

The United Nations has urged the Australian government to release a Tamil family-of-four from detention on Christmas Island while they continue to fight deportation from Australia.

  • Maani Truu
  • SBS News

Carina Ford, a lawyer acting on behalf of the family, received a letter from the UN Human Rights Committee on Wednesday advising them that the committee had approved their request for …

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