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United Nations reiterates demand for Australia to close 'dire' detention centres

United Nations reiterates demand for Australia to close 'dire' detention centres | children in detention | Scoop.it
Majority of asylum seekers who have had their claims assessed have been found to be refugees, and have ‘fled a well-founded fear of persecution’
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Australian diplomats in UK and New Zealand may be called in to explain Nauru files

Australian diplomats in UK and New Zealand may be called in to explain Nauru files | children in detention | Scoop.it
British and NZ governments are facing calls to summon Australian high commissioners to explain revelations of child abuse and sexual assault
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'I think I will die here': Nauru asylum seeker who says she was raped begs for medical evacuation

'I think I will die here': Nauru asylum seeker who says she was raped begs for medical evacuation | children in detention | Scoop.it
A young Iranian asylum seeker who claims she has been molested by a Wilson Security employee and assaulted by local police on Nauru has made an emotional plea to be evacuated to Australia, while her lawyer, the AMA and a leading psychiatrist believe she is at extreme risk of suicide. Jazmin*, who is experiencing internal bleeding as a result of an aggravated cyst, spoke to SBS via a secure video link from her tent in Nauru's regional processing centre.
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Hundreds of #LoveMakesAWay protesters target Turnbull and other MPs over #naurufiles

Hundreds of #LoveMakesAWay protesters target Turnbull and other MPs over #naurufiles | children in detention | Scoop.it
Christian movement holds vigils outside MP offices calling for the closure of detention centres on Manus Island and Nauru
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Can the law come to the rescue of abused asylum seekers and refugees? | Richard Ackland

Can the law come to the rescue of abused asylum seekers and refugees? | Richard Ackland | children in detention | Scoop.it
Since the publication of the Nauru files, plenty of legal advice has surfaced on how to redress the abuse of refugees and asylum seekers in offshore detention
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Senate inquiry into Nauru child abuse allegations likely after crossbenchers indicate support

Senate inquiry into Nauru child abuse allegations likely after crossbenchers indicate support | children in detention | Scoop.it
Nick Xenophon, David Leyonhjelm and Derryn Hinch open to supporting Labor’s motion in wake of Nauru files
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Save the Children urges Government to help children on Nauru | Scoop News

Save the Children urges Government to help children on Nauru | Scoop News | children in detention | Scoop.it
Save the Children is calling on the New Zealand government to redouble its efforts to offer refuge to children and families living in detention centres in Nauru, following fresh evidence of abuse.
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Call summit on Nauru, Manus Island: more than 1800 academics urge Malcolm Turnbull

Call summit on Nauru, Manus Island: more than 1800 academics urge Malcolm Turnbull | children in detention | Scoop.it
Malcolm Turnbull had been urged to convene a summit to consider ways to end the ordeal of around 2000 asylum seekers who have been in limbo on Nauru and Manu
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'This is critical': 103 Nauru and Manus staff speak out – their letter in full

'This is critical': 103 Nauru and Manus staff speak out – their letter in full | children in detention | Scoop.it
Doctors, teachers, caseworkers, managers and social workers call for the detention centres to be shut down after publication of Nauru files
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Former aid worker details abuse at refugee camp - CNN Video

Former aid worker details abuse at refugee camp - CNN Video | children in detention | Scoop.it
Former recreation officer at Save the Children Australia Eliza Seaborn tells CNN's Amara Walker the situation is critical at the Nauru refugee camps and immediate action is needed.
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The Nauru files: why don't we believe victims of sexual abuse?

The Nauru files: why don't we believe victims of sexual abuse? | children in detention | Scoop.it
Peter Dutton’s comments reinforced historically ingrained ideas about sexual assault victims as being 'unreliable' or 'untrustworthy'.
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Flickers of hope over the darkness of Nauru, but thunderbolts called for | Katharine Murphy

Flickers of hope over the darkness of Nauru, but thunderbolts called for | Katharine Murphy | children in detention | Scoop.it
Glimmers of empathy among MPs and senators suggest the new parliament just might solve the vexed problem of Australia’s offshore detention policies
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Labor confident it can establish inquiry into Nauru abuse allegations

Labor confident it can establish inquiry into Nauru abuse allegations | children in detention | Scoop.it
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten warns the Government if there is nothing untoward happening at the Nauru offshore detention centre then they shouldn't worry about scrutiny.
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Gillian Triggs says keeping asylum seekers on Nauru is 'illegal', 'immoral' and 'unsustainable'

Gillian Triggs says keeping asylum seekers on Nauru is 'illegal', 'immoral' and 'unsustainable' | children in detention | Scoop.it
The Turnbull Government is facing mounting calls for a Royal Commission into immigration detention on Nauru.
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Offshore detention’s callous, brutal bureaucracy damns itself | Ben Doherty

Offshore detention’s callous, brutal bureaucracy damns itself | Ben Doherty | children in detention | Scoop.it
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
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Sex abuse royal commission considering public hearing into detention centres after Nauru leak

Sex abuse royal commission considering public hearing into detention centres after Nauru leak | children in detention | Scoop.it
The Royal Commission into child sex abuse is weighing up whether to hold a public hearing into Australia's detention centres in the wake of fresh allegation
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Demands grow for inquiry into Australia refugee abuse

Demands grow for inquiry into Australia refugee abuse | children in detention | Scoop.it
Australia was on Monday facing growing opposition demands for an inquiry into its treatment of asylum-seekers on remote Pacific islands after further allegations emerged of abuse against refugees.
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Australian psychologist gives account of life inside Manus, Nauru

Australian psychologist gives account of life inside Manus, Nauru | children in detention | Scoop.it
An Australian psychologist says the conditions he witnessed at the Manus Island and Nauru offshore detention centres are the most demoralising he has ever seen in his 43-year career.
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Nauru abuse reports should mark an opportunity for compassion, not more dehumanisation

Nauru abuse reports should mark an opportunity for compassion, not more dehumanisation | children in detention | Scoop.it
The response of Peter Dutton to the release of the Nauru abuse reports exemplifies a continued attempt to dehumanise asylum seekers.
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'People are in immediate danger': 103 immigration workers call for end to offshore detention

'People are in immediate danger': 103 immigration workers call for end to offshore detention | children in detention | Scoop.it
The lives of refugees and asylum seekers being held in Australian offshore immigration detention continue to be at risk while they remain there, according to more than 100 current and former workers at the centres. The group of doctors, teachers and case workers from a number of service providers have worked closely with people being held in immigration detention in Nauru and on Manus Island. They say the situation is at 'crisis level' and must end now.
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Offshore detention whistleblower loses job after condemning 'atrocity' of camps

Offshore detention whistleblower loses job after condemning 'atrocity' of camps | children in detention | Scoop.it
After psychologist Paul Stevenson tells the Guardian conditions on Nauru and Manus Island are ‘demoralising’ and ‘desperate’, his contract is cancelled
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Revealed: Peter Dutton's extensive briefings about risks and harm to children on Nauru

Revealed: Peter Dutton's extensive briefings about risks and harm to children on Nauru | children in detention | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Save the Children provided immigration minister with detailed analysis well before Dutton referred to allegations in the Nauru files as ‘hype’
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Refugees are Australia's most entrepreneurial migrants, says research

Refugees are Australia's most entrepreneurial migrants, says research | children in detention | Scoop.it
Humanitarian migrants make twice as much money from their own businesses as people arriving on skilled and family visas, says statistics bureau
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