JA v Commonwealth (Department of Defence) [2014] AusHRC 72

IN MAY 2014, the Australian Human Rights Commission delivered JA v Commonwealth (Department of Defence) [2014] AusHRC 72.

The President found that the a sailor from HMAS Cerberus was arbitrarily and unlawfully held in breach of the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights when he was arrested by the Police and held by the Navy for a period of 7 days without being properly charged.

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