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In this July 17 photo provided by Aziz Abdul, a man standing on a balcony at the East Lorengau Refugee Transit Center on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea. The question of what will become of the hundreds of asylum-seekers banished by Australia to sweltering immigration camps in the poor Pacific island nations of Papua New Guinea and Nauru has become more pressing. Aziz Abdul via AP hide caption

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An Asylum-Seeker Wrote A Book By Phone Texts From Manus Island Detention

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