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Dutton Slammed for Locking Up a Blind, Mentally Ill Refugee for a Decade

A decision made by the Federal Court of Australia on Christmas Eve could have huge implications for large numbers of refugees locked up by the Australian government.

For many years, there have been concerns about the arbitrary power the Home Affairs Minister has to either grant or deny visas at whim.

  • Sonia Hickey and Ugur Nedim
  • Sydney Criminal Lawyers

The problem of a politician being the judge, jury and executioner in these matters has been recently highlighted by the case of a blind and mentally ill refugee who has been locked up for a decade by the Australian government.

  • Deva’s Story

Deva* (not his…

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