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Why did Fazel Chegeni Nejad have to die?

January 30th, 2016

Episode 109 of 147 episodes

The red flags were obvious: Fazel Chegeni's mental health was in decline. Medical staff issued warnings, and even Immigration case workers advocated for his release. Ann Arnold investigates why he died in the Christmas Island detention facility.