Nauru Files: Why does this policy continue and what can we do about it?

Azadeh Dastyari

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On 10 August, The Guardian newspaper published the Nauru files, approximately 2000 leaked incident reports from the Australian funded and operated detention centre on Nauru where men, women and children seeking Australia’s protection from harm are selected by our government and sent indefinitely. The more than 8000 pages of accounts paint a picture of unbearable cruelty and deprivation that includes physical and sexual abuse, including sexual and physical abuse of children.
Original languageEnglish
TypeCastan centre for human rights law
Media of outputBlog
PublisherCastan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University
Publication statusPublished - 17 Aug 2016

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