Prominent Asylum Seeker Lawyer Labels ALP “A$&holes”

Labels ALP “gutless” who have “lost their moral compass”

1. George Newhouse, the lawyer at the centre of the High Court challenge into the returning of Sri Lankan asylum seekers, has taken to Facebook to rant against Labor’s immigration policies.

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Mr Newhouse stood as the ALP candidate for the Sydney seat of Wentworth at the 2007 election. He was defeated by Malcolm Turnbull.

2. His rant focuses on Labor Immigration Spokesman Richard Marles and senior member Jason Clare.

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4. And of course former Foreign Minister and NSW Premier Bob Carr.

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5. The rant was posted to Mr Newhouse’s Facebook page in response to an article in The Australian.

11. BuzzFeed Oz has asked Mr Newhouse for comment.

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