ALA to speak re asylum seekers and duty of care to Senate Inquiry

12th Jun 2014

Senior lawyers will give evidence focusing on Australia’s duty of care obligations to asylum seekers, at a Senate Inquiry into the death of Reza Berati on Friday 13 June from 9.00am – 10.30am at Senate Committee Room 2S3, Parliament House, Canberra.

Dr Andrew Morrison RFD SC, who appeared in the leading case of Shayan Badriae, and former Australian Lawyers Alliance National President and barrister Greg Barns, will appear for the Australian Lawyers Alliance before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee in a panel for one and a half hours with representatives from the NSW Law Society and Civil Liberties Australia.

Our submission to the Senate Inquiry can be viewed here.

Tags: Human rights Asylum seekers and refugees