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Hey Dutton/Turnbull, Australians say: #closethecamps and #letthemstay

A new poll shows Australians are “bleating all they want” for the Turnbull Government to close the camps and let asylum seekers stay. Source: Hey Dutton/Turnbull, Australians say: #closethecamps and #letthemstay

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A Heavily Pregnant Refugee On Nauru Could Go Into Spontaneous Labour And Die If She Isn’t Evacuated To Australia, Doctors Say – BuzzFeed News

“Playing with people’s lives like this is just unconscionable.” Source: A Heavily Pregnant Refugee On Nauru Could Go Into Spontaneous Labour And Die If She Isn’t Evacuated To Australia, Doctors Say – BuzzFeed News

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‘No evidence’ for bias claims: ABC fires back at critics of Four Corners program on Nauru

The ABC has hit back at criticism of a Four Corners investigation into the life asylum seeker children on Nauru. Source: ‘No evidence’ for bias claims: ABC fires back at critics of Four Corners program on Nauru

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Meet the forgotten children of Nauru – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

There are 755 refugees on Nauru and 128 of them are children. Many of these children are struggling to hang on to hope, released from detention but trapped in limbo. Source: Meet the forgotten children of Nauru – ABC News … Continue reading

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Q&A: Most Aussies ‘would give right arm’ for Nauru facilities, says ex-government advisor

Jim Molan rejected claims by Amnesty International that conditions on Nauru are the worst in the world, despite admitting he has never been there. Source: Q&A: Most Aussies ‘would give right arm’ for Nauru facilities, says ex-government advisor

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UN slams Australia’s regional processing centres in Nauru

The United Nations has delivered a blistering indictment of Nauru and Australia’s failure to help children in detention-like conditions, especially those driven to attempt suicide and se Source: UN slams Australia’s regional processing centres in Nauru

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How I did a 180 on Nauru – Analysis & Opinion – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

How an Australian working on Nauru started off despising asylum seekers, and ended up sickened by their predicament. Source: How I did a 180 on Nauru – Analysis & Opinion – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Offshore detention’s callous, brutal bureaucracy damns itself | Ben Doherty | Australia news |When Chris Kenny, Andrew Bolt, called it a holiday resort

The dry, disengaged language of the leaked reports makes an endless cycle of crises seem mundane. The cache of documents is both horrific and banal Source: Offshore detention’s callous, brutal bureaucracy damns itself | Ben Doherty | Australia news | … Continue reading

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The Nauru files: cache of 2,000 leaked reports reveal scale of abuse of children in Australian offshore detention | Australia news | The Guardian

Exclusive: The largest cache of documents to be leaked from within Australia’s asylum seeker detention regime details assaults, sexual assaults and self-harm Source: The Nauru files: cache of 2,000 leaked reports reveal scale of abuse of children in Australian offshore … Continue reading

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Nauru teachers speak out for children: ‘We don’t have to torture them’ | News | The Guardian

Three Australians who taught asylum seekers on the island say the offshore detention regime is engendering illiteracy and robbing children of their childhood Source: Nauru teachers speak out for children: ‘We don’t have to torture them’ | News | The … Continue reading

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After the Nauru leaks, Australia needs its own incident report | First Dog on the Moon | Opinion | The Guardian

From the Nauru files: Nauru Regional Processing Centre Incident or Information Report. Names redacted Source: After the Nauru leaks, Australia needs its own incident report | First Dog on the Moon | Opinion | The Guardian

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Nauruan Consulate Contradicts Peter Dutton Over Who Is Keeping Aussies Out Of Nauru – New Matilda

The Australian government has distanced itself from Nauru’s controversial visa policies, which keep journalists and other critics out. But it seems no one told the Nauruan consulate. Max Chalmers reports. A senior Australian barrister who applied for a visa was … Continue reading

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Nauru Refugee Omid Dies From Burns, As Two Reportedly Arrested For Suicide Attempts

UPDATE 2.20PM: The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has confirmed Iranian refugee who set himself on fire on Nauru on Wednesday has died.”A 23-year-old Iranian man who set hims Source: Nauru Refugee Omid Dies From Burns, As Two Reportedly … Continue reading

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Wilson Security’s appalling record on Nauru | The Saturday Paper

As stories emerge of contractors beating children on Nauru, Wilson Security’s entire operation looks increasingly broken. Source: Wilson Security’s appalling record on Nauru | The Saturday Paper

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Refugee battles for abortion after rape on Nauru

The young African refugee known only as S99 says she was in the midst of an epileptic seizure when she was set upon and raped. Source: Refugee battles for abortion after rape on Nauru

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‘They are hitting us’: frightening video emerges of overnight riot involving children on Nauru

Two detainees received medical treatment following an alleged riot involving children at the Nauru detention centre overnight, in a dramatic escalation of tensions on the remote Pacific island. Source: ‘They are hitting us’: frightening video emerges of overnight riot involving … Continue reading

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Nauru: What Reality is This?

“Where is reality? … It is something dark and dramatic that is present but cannot be grasped for it has no visible form and, therefore, can be neither described nor represented. Reality … is … Source: Nauru: What Reality is … Continue reading

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Decline in press freedom prevents reporters from joining Kenny on Nauru | Paul Farrell | Australia news | The Guardian

The Australian’s associate editor is the first journalist in 18 months to gain press access to the island – a goal placed out of reach for most immigration reporters Source: Decline in press freedom prevents reporters from joining Kenny on … Continue reading

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Save the Children office raided by police in Nauru; phones, computers confiscated – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Save the Children workers in Nauru are searched and have their phones and computers confiscated after the charity’s office is raided by Nauruan police. Source: Save the Children office raided by police in Nauru; phones, computers confiscated – ABC News … Continue reading

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Kids in camps | The Monthly

“I knew it would come to this,” said Liberal backbencher Russell Broadbent, talking about children in detention on ABC radio. “It has come to this again. The Australian people are standing up and saying, No, not on.” Source: Kids in … Continue reading

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Australian Detention Center Unsafe for Children | Al Jazeera America

Australia’s Nauru detention center has been criticized by human rights groups and compared to a ‘concentration camp’ Source: Australian Detention Center Unsafe for Children | Al Jazeera America

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Australia’s Asylum Disaster

Australia’s Abu Ghraib moment A spokesman for Immigration Minister Peter Dutton simply said “no claims of water-boarding had been made to the Government or brought to its attention.” Minister Dutton said “Claims asylum seekers at Nauru were water-boarded are ‘unsubstantiated’ … Continue reading

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ANMF: Respect our Work: We can’t say we don’t know what’s happening but Abbott sure wants to govern by stealth

  ANMF: Respect our Work.

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Fear of being sent to Manus or Nauru the cause of asylum seeker self-harm in Darwin detention, advocates say – World News – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Fear of being sent to Manus or Nauru the cause of asylum seeker self-harm in Darwin detention, advocates say – World News – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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Rape in the South Pacific: Where the Australian Government assists rapists and pedophiles but removes and demeans the whistleblowers.

Rape in the South Pacific.

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Fantasy Island: Bringing Nauru home – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Fantasy Island: Bringing Nauru home – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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You’re an Ibis? You want to work on Nauru? Where do you see yourself in five years?:When Gordon the unemployed Ibis accidentally applies for a job with Nauru operator Transfield Services, he gets more than he bargained for

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Nauru staff call for closure of asylum centre and royal commission into abuse | World news | The Guardian

Nauru staff call for closure of asylum centre and royal commission into abuse | World news | The Guardian.

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‘Things happen’: Tony Abbott on sexual assault allegations in offshore detention | Australia news | The Guardian: Dutton sidestepped and directed attention to the stress suffered by his Department.

‘Things happen’: Tony Abbott on sexual assault allegations in offshore detention | Australia news | The Guardian.

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More than 100 refugees arrested after protests on Nauru, advocates say – World News – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

More than 100 refugees arrested after protests on Nauru, advocates say – World News – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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Manifesto for a pogrom: hostility to resettled refugees grows on Nauru Refugees settled on Nauru woke on Monday to find an ominous letter, signed “Youth of Republic of Nauru”, had been delivered overnight. Copies had been left at shops, homes, workplaces employing refugees…

Nauru’s culture of hospitality once applied to all, including the asylum seekers who arrived in 2001 to a dance of welcome, a tradition depicted on this stamp. Refugee resettlement has changed all that. Author provided Refugees settled on Nauru woke … Continue reading

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When children are assaulted on Nauru it is a matter for Australian law, whatever Scott Morrison says

It’s a rocky time for everyone clinging to the border protection liferaft. We’ve got unaccompanied child refugees in Nauru being bashed and threatened with death and, if that’s insufficiently disturbing, coming down the pipeline is new migration and maritime legislation … Continue reading

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Details won’t be made public. Going Going Gone to corrupt 3rd world country Cambodia. We never promised you a rose garden

Scott Morrison will sign a refugee resettlement deal with Cambodia 2 hours ago September 24, 2014 6:12PM Govt confirms Cambodia refugee agreement IMMIGRATION Minister Scott Morrison will sign a controversial refugee resettlement deal with Cambodia at the end of the … Continue reading

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