Australia: Appalling Abuse, Neglect of Refugees on Nauru

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A Human Rights Watch investigation on Nauru found deliberate abuse hidden behind wall of secrecy

Sydney) – About 1,200 men, women, and children who sought refuge in Australia and were forcibly transferred to the remote Pacific island nation of Nauru suffer severe abuse, inhumane treatment, and neglect, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. The Australian government’s failure to address serious abuses appears to be a deliberate policy to deter further asylum seekers from arriving in the country by boat.

Read more here: https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/08/02/australia-appalling-abuse-neglect-refugees-nauru

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