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Nauru asylum-seekers centre: waterboarding & 20 other allegations: full details here

Today the Australian Senate received testimony on oath alleging that waterboarding and other torture was applied by Wilson Security staff against asylum-seeker detainees at the Australian funded and managed centre on Nauru. Below are all 21 allegations, followed by copies … Continue reading

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Australian detention centres: the firms that get away with murder – literally

A few days ago an asylum-seeker, Mohammad Nasim Najafi, died at Yongah Hill detention centre, Western Australia. He was only 27 years old and is survived by a wife and two children. His death has raised many questions about the … Continue reading

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Transfield confirms 100’s of asylum-seeker abuses; also allegations against Wilson Security

  Transcript of testimony provided earlier this week by Transfield, a multi-million dollar corporation and operator of the Nauru and Manus Island asylum-seekers detention centres, includes a tabular breakdown that confirms over 400 abuse cases – assaults and self-harm – … Continue reading

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The smoking gun testimony: Scott Morrison, Nauru, sexual abuse and cruelty

Yesterday an account in the Australian Guardian summarised a report on how former Immigration and Border Protection minister Scott Morrison had been informed as long back as December 2013 by social worker Kirsty Diallo of at least one case of … Continue reading

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Australian Govt under siege as more damning evidence of refugee detention centre emerges

It is looking more and more like the Tony Abbott-led Australian Government has lost the plot as it attempts to deflect mounting criticism regarding its refugee policy by rabidly attacking the much-admired Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs, who has recently … Continue reading

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