No justice at home or abroad


Ali Jasmin was only 13 when Australian authorities arrested him for transporting asylum seekers from Indonesia to Australia in December 2009. Rather than detaining him in a facility for juvenile perpetrators, Ali Jasmin was put in an adult facility, which is a clear violation of Australian and international law. He was not the only one. A 2012 inquiry by the Australian Human Rights Commission showed that Australian authorities had unlawfully detained and punished hundreds of Indonesian youth.