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Tuesday, November 09, 2004

Australia: authorities compensate refugee wrongly locked up for 2 years

from The Age:
ASIO has been made to pay $200,000 to a refugee who was mistakenly classified as a security risk and locked up for two years in a detention centre.
The man spent two years in the Maribyrnong detention centre on the basis of the reports, attributed by intelligence sources to Kuwaiti intelligence although one legal report on the case said the information came from the Iraqi secret service.

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