AustralasiaFinanceHuman RightsLaw & OrderMigrationPoliticsProtestSocietyWorld

The men in Melbourne for whom hotel ‘quarantine’ has lasted more than a year

Hotel quarantine has been in the news lately. Returned travellers post videos of themselves locked in their rooms and speak of their claustrophobia and...

Spare a thought, then, for some 60 men who have been locked up in a Melbourne hotel for more than a year.

  • Bianca Hall
  • The Age

On Friday, Mostafa (Moz) Azimitabar will mark his 13th month locked in a secure floor at the Mantra Hotel, in Bell Street, Preston.

Outside, protesters hold signs daily asking passing motorists to “honk for human rights”. For hours cars drive past, horns blaring.

From the street, passers-by can see men at the…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button