Abdullah hoped that moving to Cambodia under Australia’s refugee deal would allow him to be reunited with his family. But that has not happened
Abdullah leans against a scooter on a Phnom Penh backstreet and blows kisses into his smartphone.
“Be patient, soon we’ll be together again,” he tells the video image of his wife and three children. But as soon as he hangs up his smile flickers away. He was detained for two-and-a-half years in an Australian-run detention centre on the island nation of...
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Doctors believe man’s transfer stalled because he may never be well enough to return to Nauru and Australian has a policy of returning refugees once medical treatment complete
A refugee suffering an acute mental health crisis and a broken ankle that requires surgery has been waiting more than a year to be transferred from Australia’s offshore immigration centre on Nauru for medical treatment.
But doctors fear Zamal – a pseudonym – has now become “too sick to transfer” because he may never be...