‘Class action for Nauru, Manus asylum seekers launched’

‘The group will claim they have been subjected to intentional harm at the hands of the Australian government while detained in offshore detention’

An SBS News article includes the following passage.

A non-profit law firm has launched two class actions in the High Court on behalf of the roughly 1,200 remaining refugees and asylum seekers in offshore processing centres on Manus Island and Nauru.

George Newhouse, director of the National Justice Project, told SBS News the legal team led by well-known QC Julian Burnside had lodged court documents on Friday.

 


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Sergio Zanotti Stagliorio is a Registered Migration Agent (MARN 1461003). He is the owner of Target Migration in Sydney. He can be reached at sergio@targetmigration.com.au