“If someone poses a major terrorist threat to our country, we will do everything possible within the framework of Australian law to protect Australians,” Dutton told reporters in Brisbane.
Ben Brika was convicted on three counts of terrorism, and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for leading a terrorist group, belonging to a terrorist group and possessing materials related to planning a terrorist act.
Ben Brika is still being held in an Australian prison despite the end of his sentence, as the law permits the continued imprisonment of any convicted person on terrorist charges for 3 years after the end of his sentence.
Ben Brikas lawyers have challenged his continued detention, and they have 90 days to challenge the cancellation of his visa and his return to Algeria.
Australian law does not allow a person to be stripped of their citizenship unless they have another nationality.
In 2019, Australia revoked the citizenship of Neil Prakash, who was accused of recruiting fighters for the organization.Isis“The terrorist who is currently detained in Turkey, and she claimed that he has the nationality of Fiji, but the authorities there denied this, which made relations between the two countries.