Kiribati man loses appeal over NZ deportation

Ioane Teitiota's wife, Angua Erika, waits as her husband prepares to leave Auckland International Airport in 2015. Photo: RNZ / Lauren Baker

A i-Kiribati man has lost an appeal to a United Nations committee over his deportation from New Zealand. Ioane Teitiota had claimed his right to life was infringed by New Zealand authorities deporting him. Mr Teitiota had sought refugee status in New Zealand, claiming climate change, sea level rise, the scarcity of land and water […]

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