Federal Court awards $350,000 to unlawfully detained asylum seeker, opening door to further claims
By Sangeetha Pillai, Senior Research Associate, Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW Law School, UNSW
This important case because represents a rare litigation win for an asylum seeker. He doesn't automatically get the right to stay in Australia, but he's won damages — and that's unusual.
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- Monday, June 7, 2021