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Bullying is one of the reasons that refugee children do not feel safe at school

Bullying is one of the reasons that refugee children do not feel safe at school. Bullying in Nauru can involve knives, but it’s all harmless child’s play, so we’ve been told by the authorities. That’s why this gorgeous 7 year old girl has not been to school in over 6 months. Listen to her voice.… Continue reading Bullying is one of the reasons that refugee children do not feel safe at school

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New York Times article

The world is starting to listen. The New York Times wrote: “Treat them with humanity as their demands for permanent settlement are assessed. Scrap a policy that shames a nation with its pointless cruelty.” http://junkee.com/the-new-york-times/79067#XL1r4ltv7GRt0eb6.99 311 shares Comments Jay Oh Jo What would Bernie Sanders say about this situation? If he would tell the truth… Continue reading New York Times article

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DAY 68 This is one of the refugee camps on the ring road.

DAY 68 This is one of the refugee camps on the ring road. 16 shares Comments Catherine Gemmell You are not forgotten Like · Reply · 26 May at 20:13   Om Obaeda يارب فرجك See translation Like · Reply · 26 May at 20:30   Ronda Rutherford Hang in there – we are trying… Continue reading DAY 68 This is one of the refugee camps on the ring road.

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DAY 68 This is one of the refugee camps, built opposite the RPC3 camp

DAY 68 This is one of the refugee camps, built opposite the RPC3 camp. You can see RPC 3 in the distance. It used to be part of RPC3. They removed the tents and put up prefabricated buildings and called it freedom. 24 shares Comments Steven Atheelius Like · Reply · 26 May at 20:47

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DAY 68

DAY 68. This is the RPC3 family and Single Adult Female Camp. This is where asylum seekers still live in mouldy tents that flood during the torrential rains and are unbearably hot because they are in one of the hottest places on earth.  

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We see bad things and we don’t see anymore

“I am so scared all of the time and we never go out of our accommodation because it’s not safe. We do what you tell us and stay together and tell jokes and try to smile and laugh. We watch the movies you gave for us and try to make each other happy….. It’s hard… Continue reading We see bad things and we don’t see anymore

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Phone credit

One of the hardest things for our friends on Nauru is the feeling of isolation. Cut off from friends, family and community in Australia, the opportunity to use a phone and reach out beyond the island becomes so important. It also helps ensure people (including the media) hear about conditions on Nauru. We are going… Continue reading Phone credit