Daniel Duggan: wife of Australian pilot accused of breaking US arms controls lodges complaint with UN over ‘inhumane’ conditions

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The Australian pilot Daniel Duggan’s conditions of detention are “extreme” and “inhumane”, a clinical psychologist has said, while his wife says his 128 days of isolated incarceration have left him “a shadow of himself”. Saffrine Duggan has lodged a complaint with the United Nations human rights committee, arguing her husband’s segregated, maximum security imprisonment is unjustified and causing him severe psychological distress. “I was shocked when I saw Dan recently,” Saffrine Duggan said. “He’s trying to fight this injustice but he’s a shadow of himself. He’s extremely gaunt and lost a lot of weight. His face is shallow and hollow,...