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Australia: Refugees on Nauru

Australia

Trapped in an open air prison

More than one thousand men, women and children are forced to live in appalling conditions in an Immigration Processing Centre on the small island nation of Nauru and Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. They are forced to remain on the islands while their asylum applications are processed. Those recognized as refugees are denied the opportunity to settle in Australia. The Australian Government is deliberately driving adults and even children to the breaking point in order to deter other people from arriving by boat.

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  • Over one thousand men, women and children searching for safety in Australia live in appalling conditions on the small island nation of Nauru and on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. Many suffer from serious mental health problems which are inadequately tr

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
The Honourable Peter Dutton MP
Parliament House
PO Box 6022
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

minister@border.gov.au

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