Sri Lankan refugee detained by Australia for 11 years despite government ruling he’s owed protection | Australia news | The Guardian

The Christmas Island immigration detention centre. A refugee who fled brutality in Sri Lanka has been detained by Australia for 11 years. He fears being returned to the isolation of Christmas Island.

“From Alex’s point of view, he’s succeeded in a court proceeding, and yet nothing has happened, that’s a particularly hopeless situation to be in, when you win and your life doesn’t change.”

Sri Lankan refugee detained by Australia for 11 years despite government ruling he’s owed protection | Australia news | The Guardian

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