Refugees held in Indonesia hope to be freed soon

More than a thousand refugees, including children, are being held in detention centres in Indonesia.

    More than a thousand refugees, including children, are being held in detention centres in Indonesia.

    Some have been there for years, and there's little chance they’ll be freed soon.

    They have been calling for freedom every day for 80 days, but no one can hear their cries except for a few guards.

     

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Balikpapan


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