2014

To those who have died needlessly as a result of our inhumane detention regime

Hamid Kehazaei

24-year-old Iranian man

Died 3 September 2014 

 

Declared brain dead after contracting cellulitis in remote Manus Island Immigration Detention Centre.

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Leo Seemanpillai

29-year-old Sri Lankan man

Died 1 June 2014

 

Died as a result of self-immolation. He had been living in community detention on a bridging visa awaiting the outcome of his refugee claim.

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Reza Barati

23-year-old Iranian man

Died 17 February 2014

 

Died of head injuries on the way to Lorengau hospital in PNG following protests at the Manus Island Immigration Detention Centre.

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Rezene Mebrahta Engeda

30-year-old Eritrean man

Died 5 February 2014

 

Drowned himself in the Maribyrnong River upon notice of a failed asylum application and letter to attend a meeting with DIBP where he assumed he would be told of his pending deportation to Eritrea.

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2018 Buddies Refugee Support Group

Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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