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ABC News interview with Professor Kim Rubenstein regarding Australians banned from India
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ABC News interview with Professor Kim Rubenstein regarding Australians banned from India

2 May 2021: ABC News Breakfast interview with Professor Kim Rubenstein speaking about the travel ban and fines to be imposed upon Australians stranded in India seeking to return home. 
Stranded in Texas. Andre & Melissa Rivenell's story.
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Stranded in Texas. Andre & Melissa Rivenell's story.

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Andre & Melissa Rivenell have been stranded in Houston Texas since their return flight to Australia was cancelled in March 2020. Here's their story on the Houston ABC13 Eyewitness News. Read the ABC article by Shelley Childers & link to the Go Fund Me for Andre here. Copyright © 2021 ABC, Inc., KTRK-TV Houston. All Rights Reserved.
My thoughts on the statement from the Attorney General today
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My thoughts on the statement from the Attorney General today

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The Attorney General's department website gives the following guidance to the public sector: "The UN Human Rights Committee has stated that in no case may a person be arbitrarily deprived of the right to enter his or her own country, and that there are few, if any, circumstances in which deprivation of the right to enter a person's own country could be considered reasonable." It also goes on to state that: "The United Nations Committee on Human rights has stated that restrictions on freedom of movement should not only serve permissible purposes [namely national security, public order, public health or morals or the rights and freedoms of others]; they must also be necessary and proportionate
ABC Current Affairs show The Drum - clip on Free&OpenAustralia and the UN action
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ABC Current Affairs show The Drum - clip on Free&OpenAustralia and the UN action

April 20 2021: The ABC program The Drum featured a segment with Deb & Jason talking about the UN action
SKY NEWS: UN Human Rights Commission makes ruling on Australian border for stranded citizens
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SKY NEWS: UN Human Rights Commission makes ruling on Australian border for stranded citizens

APRIL 16 2021: Laura Jayes interviews Free&OpenAustalia's Deb Tellis on the UN ruling.
Jason on Sky News talking about the UN submission 19 April 2021
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Jason on Sky News talking about the UN submission 19 April 2021

Jason is interviewed by Laura Jayes on Sky News regarding the UN ruling that calls for the government to respond.
ABC News interview with Professor Kim Rubenstein regarding FreeAndOpenAustralia.org actions via the UN
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ABC News interview with Professor Kim Rubenstein regarding FreeAndOpenAustralia.org actions via the UN

Professor Kim Rubenstein is a citizenship law expert, here she explains to ABC's Karina Carvalho why there is no way to challenge Australian's right to return home through the Australian domestic legal system, and thus why FreeAndOpenAustralia.org went to the UN.
ABC Weekend Breakfast News April 17
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ABC Weekend Breakfast News April 17

The UN has ruled that the Federal Government should allow the return of two stranded Australians who brought their case before the organisations Human Rights Committee. David Lipson interviews Jason. (c) 2021 ABC
UN grants request for interim measures to be applied for Stranded Aussies
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UN grants request for interim measures to be applied for Stranded Aussies

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Today, the UN has granted our request for interim measures in the application on behalf of Stranded Aussies stuck overseas. Australia has been directed to facilitate and ensure a prompt return for the applicants whilst our case is pending before the Committee. Here's my thoughts. READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE
Stranded Aussies UN action on DW News
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Stranded Aussies UN action on DW News

Australia is still preventing some 40,000 citizens from returning home. They're running out of money, visas, health insurance and hope. Now they're asking the UN to intervene.
1 April Interview with CNN's Rosemary Church about the plight of Stranded Aussies
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1 April Interview with CNN's Rosemary Church about the plight of Stranded Aussies

Rosemary Church interviews Jason
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