AU: Asylum-seeker victim of government privacy breach fears being murdered by the Taliban

Nicole Hasham reports:

He was threatened with beheading by the Taliban after immigration officials leaked his private details online, and now asylum seeker Nadir Sadiqi fears he will be sent home to certain death in Afghanistan.

Mr Sadiqi was among 10,000 asylum seekers – about one third of those held in Australia at the time – whose identities were revealed in a massive data breach by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection in February last year.

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