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Omid Masoumali 14b - Killing Omid Masoumali

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Killing Omid Masoumali

A banner at the memorial on Manus reads "Our thoughts is with you Omid. FROM Manus". [imagecaption] A solidarity vigil was also held on Manus Island. Photographer: unknown. [/imagecaption]

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‘Goodnight my friend

This agony will never mend

You couldn’t withstand anymore

Couldn’t survive this burning’

[imagecaption] This poem is written by a young girl, ErNa, who was held on Nauru with and was a close friend of Omid who self-immolated and died on Nauru. ErNa wrote this poem for him. It was published on the Writing Through Fences site and can be read along with other poetry here.Australian Border Force released this statement ‘Death of a Refugee‘.[/imagecaption]


 

 


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