Tag Archives: Nauru

Border Force defends handling of coronavirus risk as global report points finger at Australia’s asylum seeker treatment

Australian Border Force Commissioner Michael Outram has defended the management of coronavirus risk at immigration detention centres after two guards tested positive for COVID-19. On Sunday night, asylum seekers and refugees detained at a hotel Melbourne were informed a guard … Continue reading

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‘Game Over’ Campaign

Papua New Guinea, Nauru and Australia: Amnesty International Australia has been documenting how sport has offered respite and sanctuary to those detained amid the suffering. Sporting communities across Australia have backed Amnesty’s findings and begun a campaign in support called … Continue reading

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How an inner-city motel became a detention centre for more than 100 refugees

Australia/ Nauru/ Manus: Refugees and asylum seekers who had been detained on Nauru or Manus Island and sent to Australia speak out about being detained again at Kangaroo Point Central Hotel & Apartments. Daily protests and weekly rallies are giving … Continue reading

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The Last Refugee Family on Nauru

Nauru: Having endured seven years on Nauru, Salah and his son Mustafa are the last refugee family remaining on the island, after their US resettlement applications were rejected.  Mustafa represents a story of determination as he speaks openly about the … Continue reading

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US Takes More Manus, Nauru Refugees

Manus Island and Nauru: Twenty-eight refugees detained on Nauru and Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island are due to fly to the United States today for resettlement. Twenty-Four of these refugees will leave Nauru after being detained there for nearly seven … Continue reading

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Doctors and supporters have slept outside for 300 nights to protest Australia’s refugee detention

Australia, Nauru and Papua New Guinea : The Indefinite Sleepout to End Indefinite Detention began with a cohort of healthcare workers in August 2019. Over the past 300 nights, a small, passionate group of doctors and their supporters have slept outside … Continue reading

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