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Locked up for being sick

Locked up for being sick

Update: 2020-12-09
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The passage of the medevac legislation last year allowed sick refugees in offshore detention to travel to Australia. The legislation was bitterly opposed by the federal government. Now those refugees say they’re being punished as a result. Today, Karen Middleton on what happens when a government is forced to implement a law it opposed.


Guest: Chief political correspondent for The Saturday Paper Karen Middleton.


Background reading: Medevac refugees: we face special punishment in The Saturday Paper


 

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