U.N. report slams Nauru for failure to protect refugee children



A United Nations report has slammed the tiny-Pacific island nation of Nauru for it's failure to protect asylum seeker children from sexual abuse inside the country's Australian-run detention centre.
Under Australia's hard-line immigration policy, asylum seekers intercepted trying to reach the country by boat are sent for processing to a camp in Nauru or to Manus Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and are not eligible for resettlement in Australia.
"The Committee in concerned at the inhuman and degrading treatment, including physical, psychological and sexual abuse, against asylum seeking... read more

 
8 October 2016 in World News, Views: 43
Source: Reuters
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