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Australia's Refugee Policy Under Increased Scrutiny

A 21-year-old Somali refugee is critically ill after setting herself on fire on Nauru, a tiny South Pacific republic where Australia runs an offshore detention camp. Some in Australia are using the incident to press their criticisms of the country’s refugee policy. But the government in Canberra believes some refugee supporters are putting pressure on migrants to harm themselves for the attention it will bring. A 21-year-old Somali refugee Hodan Yasin has been transferred to a hospital in...

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