Australian coroner finds death of Iranian asylum seeker preventable

Protesters hold placards as they hold a demonstration outside the Brisbane Magistrates Court for Iranian asylum seeker Hamid Khazaei, who died of severe sepsis from a leg infection in the offshore detention centre on Manus Island in 2014, in Brisbane, Australia, July 30, 2018. AAP/Darren England/via REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian coroner found on Monday that the death of an Iranian asylum seeker held on a remote Pacific island was preventable and called on the Australian government to put the health of detainees first. Hamid Khazaei’s death from severe sepsis from a leg infection was the result of “compounding errors” in […]

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