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Scores of medevac refugees have been released from detention. Their freedom, though, remains tenuous

Claire Loughnan, Sara Dehm

Published : 2021


Over 100 refugees have been abruptly and quietly released from immigration detention in Melbourne, Brisbane and Darwin hotels since early 2021. These releases are welcome and long overdue, following a sustained public campaign for their freedom. But their newly gained freedom remains conditional and their futures uncertain.