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Over 2,000 Children In Australian Camp Report Sexual Abuse | Your News Wire

August 13, 2016 by Sean Adl-Tabatabai

Over 2,000 incidents of sexual abuse and physical assaults have been reported at an Australian detention center for asylum seeker in Nauru. 

A shocking leaked document shows the horrific level of abuse suffered over the last two years at the center on tiny Nauru, one of two detention centers run by the Australian government.

Yahoo News reports:

The closely protected camps, and Australia’s hard-line immigration policy against illegal boat arrivals, have been widely criticized by the United Nations and human rights groups.

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New Nauru Files leak exposes horrifying abuse of kids at Australia’s island detention centers — RT News

The realities of Australia’s controversial method of dealing with refugees has been exposed in 8,000 pages of leaked documents that reveal systematic child abuse on Australia’s offshore detention island Nauru.

The Guardian received the leak from inside the detention system which exposes more than 2,000 reports detailing assault, sexual abuse, self harm and unfit living conditions, half of which concern children. It provides a damning case against the Australian government for failing to act on previous reports or to properly care for those under its detention.

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