Asylum seekers are evacuated by Indonesian authorities from a tanker in Merak in Indonesia. Photo: AFP Asylum seekers are evacuated by Indonesian authorities from a tanker in Merak in Indonesia. Photo: AFP
Asylum seekers are evacuated by Indonesian authorities from a tanker in Merak in Indonesia. Photo: AFP

Suicide, depression and poverty: Indonesia’s refugees’ bleak future now there’s almost no chance of being resettled

Asylum seekers who fled war to reach Indonesia have been told there is almost no chance of them being permanently settled in a third country. Many deal with depression and suicidal thoughts as they struggle to feed their children

Topic |   Indonesia
Asylum seekers are evacuated by Indonesian authorities from a tanker in Merak in Indonesia. Photo: AFP Asylum seekers are evacuated by Indonesian authorities from a tanker in Merak in Indonesia. Photo: AFP
Asylum seekers are evacuated by Indonesian authorities from a tanker in Merak in Indonesia. Photo: AFP
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