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July 2018

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Mental health of children in Australian detention center reaches ‘crisis point’

"New York Times, 5 July  The world is watching us......."

 

The Australian government has allowed a young girl to leave Nauru and seek medical care in Australia, the latest in a series of refugee children who have asked to be let into the country for treatment. But a UN refugee agency official has said the state of children on Nauru is especially shocking. The girl is at least the seventh seriously ill child to be brought to Australia under legal pressure since the Nauru center reopened in 2012 according to the National Justice Project, a nonprofit legal service that has represented most of them.

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The Stateless Refugee Australia May Never Release

"They are breaking him........"

 

Akam has not known a day of liberty since arriving on Christmas Island in 2013 aged 16. Half a decade ago, his mother packed her young son into a leaky boat for the journey over the horizon to Australia: seeking a place, finally, they might call home.

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