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Tamil asylum seeker who set himself on fire, Leo Seemanpillai, remembered at funeral in Geelong

June 18, 2014

A Tamil asylum seeker who died after setting himself on fire has been mourned by hundreds of people at a funeral service in Geelong. 568 more words

Asylum Seekers

Hazaras to celebrate freedom at Omagh festival

June 17, 2014

The Hazara community of Melbourne is about to do something they are not used to – celebrate their local Hazaragi culture.

The refugee community is preparing for the inaugural Omagh Celebration, a festival of Hazaragi music, art, theatre and poetry. 539 more words

Life After Detention

Asylum seeker who set himself on fire spent 18 months in limbo in Australia

June 02, 2014

Refugee claim of Leo Seemanpillai, who arrived in Darwin by boat in January 2013, was still being processed.

Leo Seemanpillai: ‘Gradually his psychological state deteriorated and he tipped over the edge.’ Photograph: Asylum Seeker Resource Centre/supplied … 615 more words

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