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Novak Djokovic’s visa debacle throws spotlight on plight of detained asylum seekers

Djokovic has been taken to the Park Hotel in Carlton, an "alternative place of detention" where detainees have reported being given meals with maggots and mould to eat in recent times.

As men’s tennis world number one Novak Djokovic spends his first night in immigration detention in Melbourne, human rights and refugee activists are hoping the global media attention will draw scrutiny to Australia’s immigration policies.

  • Ellie Mitchell & Evan Young
  • SBS News

Djokovic was taken on Thursday to the Park Hotel in Carlton, an …

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