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Is This Really My Country?

"The High Court has upheld the Federal Government's right to detain failed asylum seekers indefinitely in a decision that has angered refugee supporters and opposition parties.

The court, in a 4-3 finding yesterday, ruled that unsuccessful asylum seekers who could not be removed to another country despite their wish to leave Australia could be held in immigration detention indefinitely.

It overruled an earlier Federal Court ruling that failed asylum seekers should not be detained indefinitely if no country could be found to take them."

apparently it is. idiots.

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capnoblivious
Aug. 6th, 2004 11:43 pm (UTC)
Not your country.
Not anymore. Some other bugger has stolen it from you.
benpeek
Aug. 6th, 2004 11:50 pm (UTC)
Re: Not your country.
some fucker, i'd rather say.
capnoblivious
Aug. 7th, 2004 12:06 am (UTC)
Re: Not your country.
Absolutely. I stand corrected. :)
future_conduit
Aug. 7th, 2004 04:01 am (UTC)
when it comes down to it (ready for the cliche - but it is the truth) we are all refugees in the first place.

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