After Zaoui, everyone tries their luck.

One of the Iraqi men identified by New Zealand First leader Winston Peters as having links with Saddam Hussein, has applied for refugee status.

Amer Mahdi Al-Khshali, a former Iraqi government minister, said in a statement through his Auckland lawyer today his life had been put in danger after he was named by Mr Peters in Parliament in “an abuse of the New Zealand parliamentary process for political gain”.

His lawyer, Simon Laurent said he had applied to the Immigration Service for refugee status for Mr Al-Khshali.

Iraqi man says Peters put his life in danger


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