OSAKA — A Kurdish asylum seeker detained at an immigration facility in Osaka Prefecture is being denied proper medical treatment, although he has symptoms of high blood pressure and heart trouble, a refugee aid group in Osaka said Wednesday.

The 33-year-old man had been taking medication for hypertension and had a suspected heart problem, but after his detention he had to wait a long time before being allowed to see a doctor, according to the Osaka Archdiocese of the Catholic Commission of Japan for Refugees, Migrants and People on the Move.

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