Published on 4th August 2016 by

Breaking Point: This special investigation seeks to uncover the circumstances surrounding the suicide of Ahmad Al Akabi – an asylum seeker from Iraq who was sent to an Australian detention centre and was later found hanged in November 2010.

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Australia’s New Illegal Immigration Contoversy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SX4Cd0pB_E
Inside Australia’s Offshore Refugee Processing Centres
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3aaSgvUQfo
What Can Australia Do About Illegal Migrant Workers?

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Interviews with Akabi’s widow, friends and fellow asylum seekers throw light on the dangers that Akabi faced in Iraq and his experience in the Villawood Immigration & Detention facility in Sydney. But what finally tipped Ahmad Al Akabi over the edge? And who should take responsibility?

SBS Australia – Ref. 2

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