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Nasir v Australia (2229/2012) Views of 29 March 2016

Human Rights Communications

Human rights
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2229/2012 concerning mandatory minimum penalties for people smugglers

The author alleged that Australia had violated articles 9, 10, 14, 17 and 23 of the ICCPR in relation to his ongoing detention following arrival in Australia by boat. The Committee found the majority of the author's claims to be inadmissible. However it issued adverse views in respect of article 9.