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Detained asylum seeker given bucket to shower, after dispute with authorities over medical treatment

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A medevac asylum seeker detained in Brisbane’s Immigration Transit Accommodation (BITA) is using a bucket to collect his own rainwater, after a dispute with medical experts over whether it could improve his skin condition.

Amin Afravi, 32, has been detained at BITA for one year and eight months, after being medevaced to Australia from Manus Island for treatment of mental health issues, arthritis and psoriasis.

Mr Afravi was one of almost 200 medevac…



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