Sudanese Refugee Wins Major Human Rights Prize

Abdul Aziz Muhamat, 25, a Sudanese refugee, who has been stuck in an Australian detention centre on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea for five years, has been awarded a major international human rights prize. Muhamat has been named the 2019 Martin Ennals Laureate for his advocacy in drawing global attention to the harassment, beatings and poor living conditions faced by hundreds of asylum seekers at the centre.

Abdul Aziz Muhamat, the Sudanese refugee who has been awarded a major international human rights prize for revealing the harsh reality of Australia's off-shore refugee policy.

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