Asylum seekers at greater risk after data is released by Australian Government

A database, holding details of all asylum seekers in Australia at present, has been revealed on the Immigration Department’s website. The information contained puts asylum seekers at great risk as easily identified by the countries from which they are fleeing.

Click here to read The Guardian’s exclusive report on the incident, in which the news organisation has chosen not to provide any links to the data. The Guardian also provided details of the lapse to the Government prior to reporting the incident.


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