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Melbourne’s COVID-19 restrictions are easing, but hundreds of refugees still face indefinite lockdown

It's been a tough year for Melburnians, who are now experiencing their first taste of relative freedom after one of the world's longest and harshest COVID-19 lockdowns.

But for hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees living in Melbourne, their perpetual lockdown remains in place with no end in sight.

  • Zena Chamas
  • ABC

After living in detention in Nauru and Christmas Island for six years, Minah, an asylum seeker from Iran, was moved to Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation (MITA) in…

“For no reason, for no crime, I have to stay in detention,” Minah said.

Her name has been…

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