What’s being hidden on Manus and Nauru?

Posted: April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

What our Government is doing is simply disgusting. Human Rights are needed for these people fleeing war torn areas of the world, and instead, our Government locks them in a rat-infested hut in the jungle and cannot guarantee their safety!
It’s time for change…

The Australian Independent Media Network

Everyone knows that asylum seekers detained on Manus Island and Nauru face poor living conditions, every day. Why are they so bad, and what’s being hidden from the public?

In February, visa prices for journalists wishing to travel to Nauru increased from $200 to $8000. What could be the reasoning behind this?

4206348-3x2-940x627Amnesty International has been denied access to visit the Nauru detention centre by the Nauru government, based on ‘the current circumstances’. Nauru is refusing to allow any form of independent review of the conditions inside the detention centre.

The conditions on Nauru are so bad that journalists and human rights activists are being barred access, and shut out of entering the country. This is something we should be concerned about.

There are few photos of the facilities on Manus Island and Nauru. Staff aren’t allowed to take photos, and journalists find it very difficult to gain access. The…

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