Posts Tagged ‘refugee children’

More Nauru children moved to Australia – New Zealand solution rejected

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Australia’s Morrison government has dismissed a fresh bid by a Senate crossbencher to resettle refugees in New Zealand, but continues to transfer children from Nauru to Australia, with two more families leaving on Friday. There are now only 35 refugee children on Nauru, with more expected to leave in the coming days. Fifty minors have Read more

Mental health workers expelled from Nauru

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has confirmed it has ceased mental health work with refugees on Nauru after the island’s Government told the organisation it was no longer required. MSF said it was informed on Friday 5 October by the Government of Nauru that it was no longer required and terminated its provision of mental health Read more

Refugee children making the journey to a new life, alone

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

‘I did not ever think I would reach here,” says 17-year-old Jamieson, staring down at his dusty blue Crocs, given to him when he disembarked from the rescue boat in Sicily, in August. “I look back and I could have died many times. But I try to stop thinking of it. It is too much Read more