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Tennis star, Novak Djokovic sent back to immigration detention hotel amid ongoing visa battle Australian government

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Tennis star, Novak Djokovic has been despatched again to a infamous immigration detention lodge amid his ongoing visa battle with the Australian authorities.

 

Australia’s conservative authorities is attempting to have him deported again to his nation, calling the tennis star a menace to public order who might spark ‘civil unrest’ after he was granted an exemption to get vaccinated. 

 

However the tennis world no. 1 is combating again, with a brand new federal court docket attraction scheduled for Sunday, the day earlier than the Australian Open – and Djokovic’s defence of his title start.

 

The Serbian ace is again at a infamous Melbourne immigration detention facility after he was freed for just a few days following his first profitable court docket attraction in opposition to the unique choice to cancel his visa on January 5.

 

A motorcade was noticed transferring from his attorneys’ workplaces, the place he had been saved below guard for many of Saturday, to the previous Park Lodge facility. 

 

Update: Tennis star,  Novak Djokovic sent back to immigration detention hotel amid ongoing visa battle Australian government

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In court docket filings, Australia has forged him as a talisman for anti-vaxxers and a catalyst for potential ‘civil unrest’, who have to be eliminated within the public curiosity.

 

Djokovic’s presence in Australia ‘might foster anti-vaccination sentiment’, immigration minister Alex Hawke argued, justifying his use of broad government powers to revoke the ace’s visa.

 

Not solely might Djokovic encourage folks to flout well being guidelines, Hawke stated, however his presence might result in ‘civil unrest’.

 

So with simply two days earlier than the Australian Open begins, the defending nine-time champion is once more targeted on regulation courts relatively than centre court docket.

 

The visa cancellation means Djokovic could be barred from acquiring a brand new Australian visa for 3 years, besides below distinctive circumstances, ruling him out of one of many 4 Grand Slam tournaments throughout that point.

 

He’s at present tied with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal with 20 Grand Slam titles every. 

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