A recent Australian High Court decision which endorses the Government’s right to keep stateless people in detention for life, has sent a big chill down the spin of asylum-seekers throughout the land.
But critics of this policy will not be silenced. In fact, they continue to argue that asylum-seekers are stateless people; that statelessness is not a crime. Therefore, they should not be detained.
In other words, detaining the stateless people for life is an enormous punishment for a crime they did not commit.
The Gentle Neophyte
10 years ago