Refugee deported to his death in Iraq

This 9 August 2019 video from the USA says about itself:

Trump Gets Man Killed

Trump is costing people their lives. Cenk Uygur, Mark Thompson, and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down.

“A 41-year-old Detroit man deported to Iraq in June died Tuesday, according to the American Civil Liberties Union and two people close the man’s family.

The man, Jimmy Aldaoud, spent most of his life in the U.S., but was swept up in President Donald Trump’s intensified immigration enforcement efforts. Edward Bajoka, an immigration attorney who described himself as close to Aldaoud’s family, wrote on Facebook that the death appeared to be linked to the man’s inability to obtain insulin in Baghdad to treat his diabetes.”

Read more here.

DIABETIC MAN DIES AFTER BEING TRANSPORTED TO IRAQ A diabetic man from Detroit died Tuesday after being recently deported to Iraq, a country he had never lived in before, the American Civil Liberties Union said. Jimmy Aldaoud’s death was likely caused by his inability to access insulin, sources close to his family told Politico. [HuffPost]

On August 6, Jimmy Aldaoud of Detroit was found dead on the floor of an apartment over 6,000 miles away in Baghdad, apparently after a diabetic shock. He had arrived in Iraq for the first time in his life just two months ago with almost nothing but a small amount of insulin and 50 US dollars. He spoke no Arabic, knew literally no one in Iraq, and had begged ICE officers not to send him there: here.

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