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Gillian Triggs says keeping asylum seekers on Nauru is 'illegal', 'immoral' and 'unsustainable'

Publisher
Immigration Forced migration Right of asylum Child abuse Child welfare Asylum seekers Australia Nauru
Description

The Turnbull Government is facing mounting calls for a Royal Commission into immigration detention on Nauru.

It follows the mass leak of more than 2,000 incident reports detailing assaults, sexual abuse and self harm attempts—more than half of which involve children.

The Immigration Department says many of the claims have never been proven and are historical in nature. The Prime Minister says its up to Nauru to address the allegations.

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