A vigil in Sydney on September 4 in memory of Hamid Khazaei, who died of septicaemia after cutting his foot in the Manus Island deportation centre.
Video: Press TV
Report – By Pacific Media Watch
More whistleblowers have come forward to highlight shocking conditions at Australia’s Manus Island deportation centre, following the death last week of another asylum seeker.
Iranian asylum seeker Hamid Kehazaei died of septicaemia last week in a Brisbane hospital three weeks after cutting his foot in the centre.
Refugee Action Coalition spokesman Ian Rintoul told ABC News that Kehazaei “sought medical attention for days on Manus Island for the pain and infection” before eventually being flown to a hospital in Brisbane. The 24-year-old man had a heart attack before being declared brain dead, ABC reported. Read more »