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Australia rejects Amnesty's torture claim for refugees detained on Nauru

On Tuesday the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull denied the claims made in a new Amnesty International report that describes the condition’s at Australia’s refugee detainment center on the island nation of Nauru as an “open air prison.” 115 mots de plus

The Christian Science Monitor

"The Island of Despair"

“When a child expresses that want to kill themselves in that environment, we believe them.” (Gabby Sutherland, Former Specialist teacher on Nauru Island)

If it came to my attention that there were children in my local community who were self-harming, being locked-up, being denied access to clean drinking water and sanitation, would I speak up?

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Crimes Against Refugees in Nauru

“On Nauru, the Australian government runs an open-air prison designed to inflict as much suffering as necessary to stop some of the world’s most vulnerable people from trying to find safety in Australia,” said Anna Neistat, … 262 mots de plus


The Real Horrors of Nauru, ‘The Island of Despair’

Amnesty International released a damning research paper entitled ‘Island Of Despair’ yesterday. The paper details the systematic torture, abuse and negligence that the Australian government has allowed on the island of Nauru that houses 1,159 waiting asylum seekers. 309 mots de plus


Youth, social media play important role in human rights fight

In the eyes of some, today’s youth are more connected to the devices in their hands than the world that surrounds them.

Tell that to a group of young people gathered this weekend in Regina and Saskatoon. 581 mots de plus

Local News

Monthly meeting

We are pleased to attach the monthly minutes for the October meeting thanks to Lesley for preparing them.  We discussed the Refugee, North Korean and Death Penalty campaigns, forthcoming films, Evensong at the Cathedral and Citizenship days at some of our schools. 10 mots de plus

Death Penalty

Film: Mustang

In partnership with Salisbury Arts Centre, we shall be showing the film Mustang on 15 December 2016.  This award winning film by a Turkish director concerns five girls growing up in a northern Turkish town.  168 mots de plus