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Monday, November 22, 2004

Australia: Minister To Deport Sick Man Against Medical Advice

from ABC:

The Department of Immigration has denied claims that a Sri Lankan man in detention tried to take his own life last time it attempted to remove him from the country.

Refugee advocates say the man, who is currently in Sydney's Villawood Detention Centre, is suffering depression and is too ill to travel.

But department spokesman Andrew Gavin says claims the man tried to harm himself are false.

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