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Australia aims to remove all children of asylum-seekers on Nauru

Asia Pacific Nov 1, 2018

Australia aims to remove all children of asylum-seekers on Nauru

Australia aims to remove all asylum-seeker children from Nauru within two months as concerns escalate about their deteriorating health after languishing on the tiny Pacific atoll nation for up to five years. But Cabinet ministers said on Thursday the government is maintaining its much-criticized policy ...

Asia Pacific Oct 5, 2015

Nauru opens gates at Australian camp for asylum seekers

The tiny South Pacific nation of Nauru unexpectedly announced Monday that all 600 asylum seekers held at a controversial Australian detention center will be given freedom of movement on the island, and that all their asylum applications will be processed this week. Asylum seekers have ...