Australia Blames Refugee Advocates After Asylum Seeker Set Herself On Fire

May 3, 2016 4:30 AM

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A 21-year-old Somali woman was in critical condition after setting herself on fire at an Australian detention camp.

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia blamed refugee advocates on Tuesday for "encouraging" asylum seekers held in remote camps towards acts of self-harm after a woman set herself on fire, while the United Nations renewed its criticism of Australia's harsh immigration policy.

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