Sunday, February 12, 2017

Refugee Criminally Charged For Seeking Asylum (Papua New Guinea UA 37/17)

Loghman Sawari, an Iranian refugee, faces criminal charges in Papua New Guinea for allegedly using false information to obtain a passport to seek asylum in Fiji. Deported back to Papua New Guinea without due process, he was held incommunicado for 30 hours. Loghman Sawari remains in custody, amid grave concerns for his safety. 

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