Peter Dutton’s push to use ‘secret evidence’ to revoke citizenship condemned

Peter Dutton’s push to use ‘secret evidence’ to revoke citizenship condemned

The Guardian

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Rights groups tell Senate inquiry of alarm at bill allowing government to block release of information used in visa decisions

Human rights agencies have blasted Peter Dutton’s bid to keep the information used to cancel visas and Australian citizenship secret, warning it could result in more people being held in indefinite detention.

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) and Law Council have all raised the alarm about the strengthening information provisions bill, introduced by the home affairs minister in December.

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