Detained Refugees Look to Courts for Covid-19 Protection

Australia and Papua New Guinea : The Human Rights Law Centre has filed a legal challenge in the High Court on behalf of refugees detained in Australia to protect them from Corona. A number of them have underlying health conditions and the cramped living conditions make the practice of social distancing near impossible. Refugees are being punished despite 9900 members of “I have a room” who could accommodate those immigrants in detention and many fear speaking out about their living conditions.

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