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Government to investigate torture claims of deported asylum seeker Zainullah Naseri (Canberra Times)

28 October 20140 comments

The federal government is investigating claims the first Afghan asylum seeker to be forcibly deported from Australia was held hostage and tortured by the Taliban within weeks of his return.

ABC’s Lateline program on Monday night aired footage that Afghan police say is the interrogation of Hazara man Zainullah Naseri.

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