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‘Death is more merciful’: Manus detainee’s desperate plea amid ‘worsening’ medical crisis
Amnesty International has warned that the medical ‘crisis’ on Manus Island has reached “alarming” levels, as one long-term detainee says he’s losing hope of ever leaving.
- Heba Kassoua
Sudanese man Abdul-Aziz Adam has been held in Manus Island since 2013, but he said the conditions for refugees and asylum seekers in 2019 were the worst he’d experienced.
He said access to mental health and medical services for refugees and asylum seekers on the island were “next to nothing”.
Amnesty International and the Refugee Council of Australia released a report in November which…