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The breath of death on Manus Island: starvation and sickness

Diary of a disaster: One of the refugees, who went to East Lorengau a few days ago, has walked back for more than 30km. We are all scared and hungry.

Behrouz Boochani is a journalist and an Iranian refugee held on Manus Island since August 2014. The Guardian invited Boochani to keep a diary of the closure of the Australian-run detention camp.

Krev 3cFriday 3 November

The refugees wake me up early in the morning.

When this happens, it’s like suddenly entering a nightmare.

The last time I experienced this was two months ago when they woke me up to news of the…

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