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Australia: Asylum camp cruel and inhumane

23 November 2012 A toxic mix of uncertainty, unlawful detention and inhumane conditions are creating an increasingly volatile situation at Australia’s offshore asylum detention camp on Nauru, with the government spectacularly failing in its duty of care, Amnesty International said on Friday.Following a three-day inspection, Amnesty International researchers found the processing facility for asylum seekers totally inappropriate and ill-equipped, with 387 men cramped into five rows of leaking tents, suffering from physical and mental ailments, creating a climate of anguish as the repressively hot…

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