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Kabul to Canberra: Afghanistan refugees in Australia say they are being treated like animals

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated December 2 2021 - 5:13am, first published December 1 2021 - 6:30pm
Afghan refugee family, Mustafa and Narges with their daughter, Helen, 3. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

They lost their home and precious medals, were sprayed with tear gas and hosed, lived in an upturned fruit stall without food for a week and managed to dodge a suicide bomber at Kabul airport.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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