Dutton's department accused of using 'reprehensible' tactics to deny Iraqi Christian's asylum claim

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Home affairs bureaucrats accused of ‘fishing for an excuse’ to refuse genuine refugee’s claim

Home affairs bureaucrats have been accused of “fishing for an excuse” to deny an Iraqi Christian’s asylum claim after losing a court bid to stop him on character grounds, internal emails reveal.

Ali Alkhazali has been found by Australia to have a genuine refugee claim but the emails contain “strategic” requests to have his case reopened to see if it would now be refused.

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