Tag Archives: Nauru

Secrets and lives

The Australian Government’s offshore asylum seeker detention policy is kept secret.

Secrets and Lives

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Close Manus detention centre, protect asylum seekers

“Australia and PNG share responsibility for the situation at the centre and the failure to protect detainee,” said Sophie Nicolle. “Our timelines of events, supported by the findings of the Cornall Report, shows asylum seekers, after weeks of protesting, were violently attacked by private security guards, local police and other contractors working at the centre.”

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Nauru refugee settllement welcome but not a real solution

Graeme McGregor, Amnesty International Australia’s Refugee Campaign Coordinator states that “The Minister for Immigration Scott Morrison has said this is part of a regional solution but it’s not. This is Australia getting rid of the refugees it has detained for nine months and refuses to take in”.

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