Protests ap­ply pres­sure to take sick chil­dren off is­land

The Guardian Weekly - - Global Report -

Thou­sands of peo­ple protested last week­end against gov­ern­ment treat­ment of asy­lum seek­ers held in off­shore de­ten­tion camps.

The health of asy­lum seek­ers on Nauru has shot to promi­nence, with prime min­is­ter Scott Morrison un­der pres­sure to bring sick chil­dren and their fam­i­lies to Aus­tralia. Eleven chil­dren were evac­u­ated last week, leav­ing 52 on the is­land.

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