Omid Masoumali needed urgent care but it took 31 hours for the Australian government to send him to a burns unit
It took 31 hours for the Australian government to get Omid Masoumali to a specialist burns unit after the Iranian refugee set himself alight to protest conditions on Nauru.
Frustrated after being stuck on the island for almost three years, the 24-year-old set himself alight in front of officials from the United Nations Refugee Agency in April 2016.
Source: FS – World News 2 DV
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