Social Issues

Is our constitution failing us?

Posted on: Fri 21 Jul 2017

“If only a sufficient number of people get engaged and outraged…we will get change”

Earlier this month it was confirmed that The Immigration Department wrongly sent two Australian citizens to immigration detention. As of May 2017 we held 1,400 people in immigration facilities.

The right to individual liberty is a basic requirement of human dignity, writes Dr Bede Harris, senior lecturer in Law at Charles Sturt University. He spoke with Jennie Lenman about the issue.

 

Produced by Riley Galloway

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