Somali refugee Hodan Yasin, who set herself on fire on the Pacific island of Nauru after being sent there by Australia, was in a critical condition Tuesday, just days after an Iranian man died in a similar act of self-harm. Photo: Refugee Action Coalition

Australia blames refugee advocates after asylum seeker sets herself on fire

The government has vowed no change to its harsh immigration policy after second person self-immolates at an Australian detention centre in Nauru

Topic |   Asylum seekers in Asia

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Somali refugee Hodan Yasin, who set herself on fire on the Pacific island of Nauru after being sent there by Australia, was in a critical condition Tuesday, just days after an Iranian man died in a similar act of self-harm. Photo: Refugee Action Coalition
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