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Dozens of men were suddenly released from hotel detention. Behind the scenes, a tireless fight goes on – SBS News

Peter Dutton has claimed the recent release of close to 60 refugees was simply about cutting costs, but lawyers acting for the detainees say there is much more…

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A secretive ordeal stretched over the better part of a decade was, for about 60 refugees and asylum seekers, over without warning in a matter of days. 
Across seven years the group had been detained in squalid offshore camps housed on remote islands, locked-up inside detention centres on the mainland, and, finally, shut inside inner-city hotels. 
The ordeal ended when the Australian government did something many thought it would never do: releasing the group, who came to the Australian mainland…

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