Dying refugee on Nauru barred from coming to Australia for palliative care

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Border force tells 63-year-old with advanced lung cancer he can go to Taiwan or return to Afghanistan

A dying Afghan refugee held on Nauru will not be allowed to come to Australia for palliative care.

The Australian Border Force has told 63-year-old Ali*, who is suffering advanced lung cancer, he is deemed to have “refused treatment” because he declined to be moved to Taiwan to die.

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