‘Systemic failures at every step’: the Indonesian children Australia sent to adult jails for years

Six children jailed as adults for acting as crew on people-smuggling boats have had their convictions quashed. But Australian authorities had been told before they were jailed of doubts about the wrist X-ray technique used to prove they were over 18

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A bare few miles inside Australian waters, the dark nearly absolute, a small fishing vessel sat low in the ocean, waiting to be boarded by the Australian navy.

Maikel Husa, a slightly built boy of just 15, was among those watching as the patrol boat approached.

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Law (Australia) | The Guardian