Refugees' mental anguish in Australia's 'Guantanamo' - Daniel Flitton and Marc Moncrieff for TheAge

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At least one in four refugees locked in indefinite detention on the basis of secret ASIO findings has attempted or threatened suicide, a new analysis has revealed.
 

Several of the 44 refugees have now been incarcerated more than five years without charge in Melbourne and Sydney, and none are allowed to know the detail of the secret assessments used to justify their detention

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/refugees-mental-anguish-in-australias-guantanamo-20140824-107dal.html#ixzz3C7v2tpCq

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