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    Controversy Over Nauru Refugee Deportations | Death Threats After Brexit Ruling

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    Australian government is under fire for a secret overnight air force deportation of refugees back to Nauru; and the lead claimant in the Brexit High Court ruling faces death threats and racist abuse, as well as accusations of "derailing democracy".

    Just days after the Australian government released information about controversial new immigration policies, details have now emerged of one refugee who was allegedly dragged from his bed in the early hours of the morning and flown by the Australian airforce to the offshore detention center on Nauru, where he could be held indefinitely. We speak to Human Rights Lawyer, and CEO of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Kon Karapanagiotidis.

    The ugly side of the Brexit vote? Gina Miller, the lead claimant in the case which saw the High Court ruling yesterday that the UK parliament should vote on leaving the EU, faces death threats and racist abuse, as well as accusations of "derailing democracy".

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    immigration laws, Refugees, Brexit, Australian Medical Association, United Nations Refugee Agency, Mariano Rajoy, Nauru, Australia, Spain, Chile, United States
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