Langbroek said earlier this month her husband had been given a notice by officials while outside riding his bicycle.
“They held him up for 40 minutes, they basically interrogated him, and gave him a piece of paper, which he signed, even though it was in Italian, and he couldn’t understand it, which said he’s being sued by the police,” Langbroek said.
“I laughed and said, ‘Good, I hope they deport us. It’s the only way we can get out of here’.
“We’re not in isolation like you guys are in isolation. We’re not allowed to exercise in pairs, we’re not allowed to go outside. We are in solitary confinement, basically, except with six of us.
“The only reason you’re allowed to go out is to get groceries.”
Langbroek and Lewis relocated their family from Melbourne to Italy in early 2019 for what was meant to be a ‘family gap year’, but late last year decided to…