The federal government is facing another High Court challenge to the indefinite detention of more than 50 refugees deemed security risks by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation.
David Manne, who leads the refugee's legal team, says apparent inaction on the case has compounded the man's sense of hopelessness after 3½ years in detention - and the despair of others whose hopes rose with the October decision.
''Processing of his case seems to have ground to halt,'' Mr Manne said. ''We don't know why. We can't understand why the government [has] found it so difficult to make a new decision within the law.....
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