'I need my family': how a refugee held on Nauru is struggling to make a new life in Cambodia

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the Guardian—Abdullah hoped that moving to Cambodia under Australia’s refugee deal would allow him to be reunited with his family. But that has not happened Abdullah leans against a scooter on a Phnom Penh backstreet and blows kisses into his smartphone. “Be patient, soon we’ll be together again,” he tells the video image of his wife and three children. But as soon as he hangs up his smile flickers away. He was detained for two-and-a-half years in an Australian-run detention centre on the island nation of...

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