After being held for eight years by Australia’s government, an Afghan refugee celebrates his chance at a new life.
By Zoe Osborne Published in Al Jazeera On 31 Dec 202131 Dec 2021
Ahmad Zahir Azizi sits at his kitchen table beaming at the camera, barely able to contain his laughter, as he speaks over a video call.
Just weeks earlier, he was released from immigration detention in Australia and granted a temporary bridging visa after more than eight years in state custody.
Read the full story in Aljazeera ‘Free, I’m free!’: The day I was released from refugee detention