2015 – Open Letter from current & former Nauru staff

This letter was published in 2015 a full year ago … we can’t say we didn’t know …

Open Letter from current & former Nauru staff

7 April 2015

Open letter from detention centre employees alleges Australian government knew of physical and sexual abuse of asylum seekers on Nauru more than a year before it acted

Read the open letter from current and former Nauru staff


This article in The Guardian was published 7 April 2015 

Nauru staff call for closure of asylum centre and royal commission into abuse

In an unprecedented move, 23 current and former medical staff, teachers, social workers and child protection staff have signed an open letter calling for the removal of all asylum seekers from Nauru to Australia. They have also called for a royal commission into sexual abuse on Nauru and into the government’s response.