Australian Asylum seeker policy · Australian Government · Nauru government · Nauru hospital · Nauru police · Omid · self-immolation · suicide

Statement from Omid’s family

Omid was an Iranian refugee who set himself on fire in Nauru on 27 April. He died in a Brisbane hospital on 29 April. Omid’s funeral was held in Iran yesterday, 20 May. The following is a statement from his family: “Our hope is gone! Omid is gone forever. He was only 24. “Omid” means… Continue reading Statement from Omid’s family

Asal 17 years old · Australian Asylum seeker policy · Days in detention · Detention harms children · Living conditions · Messages from the kids · Nauru government · Omid · self-immolation · suicide

Asal 17: A voice from Nauru

https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/2016/05/14/asal-17-voice-nauru/14631480003247 116 shares Comments Pei Maan She sends pictures of Omid from before his self-immolation. “He looks like he was an amazing guy,” I write. “Did he say anything?” “He did right before he kill himself… He said: what do u want from us after three years? Are you here to see how we r… Continue reading Asal 17: A voice from Nauru

Australian Asylum seeker policy · Australian Government · babies in detention on Nauru · Hodan · Nauru government · Omid · Peter Dutton · self-immolation

Peter Dutton photo goes global after he demands it be deleted from internet

The Fairfax photographer Alex Ellinghausen snapped Australia’s immigration minister apparently emerging from the shadows to front to the media on Tuesday. Dutton was holding a press conference about the self-immolation of a second asylum seeker on Nauru, which he said was the fault of refugee advocates. http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/may/04/peter-dutton-photo-goes-global-after-he-demands-it-be-deleted-from-internet 235 shares Comments Pandy Benson dutton is mutton… Continue reading Peter Dutton photo goes global after he demands it be deleted from internet

Australian Asylum seeker policy · Australian Government · babies in detention on Nauru · Border Force · Broadspectrum · Days in detention · Detention harms children · Messages for the kids · Nauru government · Omid · suicide · Wilson Security

An open letter to the asylum seekers on manus and nauru from first dog on the moon

Please don’t give up. Xxx http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/ng-interactive/2016/may/02/an-open-letter-to-the-asylum-seekers-on-manus-and-nauru-from-first-dog-on-the-moon?CMP=share_btn_fb 99 shares Comments Brad Griffin Eat his head. It is a potato Like · Reply · 2 May at 21:49 Freida Dyson I love this First Dog on the Moon – thank goodness for them!!! Like · Reply · 1 · 3 May at 00:27 Julie Stirling Well said,… Continue reading An open letter to the asylum seekers on manus and nauru from first dog on the moon

Australian Asylum seeker policy · Australian Government · babies in detention on Nauru · Detention harms children · Messages from the kids · Omid

Rest in peace Omid

153 shares Comments Chrissie Eilenberg RIP Omid. The Australian government have committed the worst crime. … They have murdered a kind man who searched for freedom.😭😭😭 Like · Reply · 12 · 29 April at 13:58 · Edited Lisa Hull I am so sorry Omid. We failed you. Shame on our nation. Like · Reply… Continue reading Rest in peace Omid