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Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-06-02 10:38:18 -0700 | health-news

Associate Professor Karen Zwi from the University of New South Wales says there were 356 children on Christmas Island when she visited there recently, with many held there for up to nine months. She says children in detention are showing...
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-07-12 00:53:19 -0700 | business-news

The invitation followed Jolie's meeting with Nauru's president Baron Waqa at a global summit on sexual violence against women in conflict last month. Nauru is a destination for Australian asylum seekers under the federal government's policy of not accepting asylum...
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Source: BBC South Asia

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-06-11 09:41:14 -0700 | political-news

People on the South Pacific island of Nauru will soon have to start paying income tax for the first time, it seems. The country's new budget sets out plans for a 10% tax on "higher income earners" from October, Radio...
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Source: The Guardian

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-06-01 14:44:31 -0700 | technology-news

Gillian Triggs, said the report , written by five independent medical experts and obtained by Guardian Australia , articulated issues of profound concern to the inquiry being conducted by a statutory, independent body. Australia's offshore detention centres as it does...
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Breaking News: Angelina Jolie accepts invitation to visit Nauru
   
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-07-13 23:38:32 -0700 | political-news

Angelina Jolie accepts invitation from Nauru President Baron Waqa to inspect refugee facilities Updated July 14, 2014 08:39:20 Nauru's Government has confirmed Hollywood actress and UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie has accepted an invitation to visit the country.
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-07-29 15:06:55 -0700 | political-news

It is hardly fair for him to respond to a report that he has not yet seen or been given the courtesy to review to provide a response from the government. ''As the Minister has previously stated wherever people have...
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Breaking News: Children in Christmas Island detention 'sick and distressed'
   
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-07-24 00:55:35 -0700 | political-news

The Australian Human Rights Commission says it holds "grave concerns" for the welfare of asylum seekers, particularly mothers and children, on Christmas Island. Commission president Gillian Triggs has recounted her inspection of the centre last week as part of a...
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Source: BBC

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-07-22 00:28:34 -0700 | sports-news

After finishing second in the Oceania Championships while still a schoolboy, he impressed in several other competitions...While Nauru was a member of the Commonwealth, it had never competed in its biggest sporting event. After some intense lobbying by Stephen, though,...
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-06-16 00:42:19 -0700 | political-news

But a copy of a motion cites the death of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Berati, the "inhumane, unsafe and completely unsatisfactory conditions" for asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru and a lack of independent oversight of the centres, and...
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Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-06-12 01:31:01 -0700 | political-news

Former Attorney-General's Department secretary Robert Cornall defends report The author of the Federal Government's independent review into the death of asylum seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island has defended his investigation to a Senate inquiry.
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Breaking News: First asylum-seekers resettled in Nauru, PNG: Australia
   
Source: China Post

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-06-02 11:03:25 -0700 | political-news

More than 20 asylum-seekers have become the first refugees to be resettled on Nauru and Manus Island in Papua New Guinea as part of Australia's tough boatpeople policies, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday. Thirteen asylum-seekers, nine from Iran and...
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Source: The Age

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-07-02 01:45:16 -0700 | political-news

They are deeply troubled about the processes they've been involved in and they want to speak out,'' she said. Professor Triggs would not say what evidence they were expected to give but said many were providing medical services, transferring children...
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Source: The Age

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-06-02 11:42:19 -0700 | health-news

They include a spike in reports of asylum seekers on Christmas Island suffering from trauma and torture, "indicating a high level of need for torture and trauma counselling services on the island". The findings indicate the number of people in...
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Source: The Age

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-07-19 08:13:58 -0700 | political-news

Access to them is so tightly controlled that people in the camps often don't know what their human rights are let alone that they have a right to try to hold the government accountable for what they are being put...
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Source: The Courier-Mail

Yaren :: Nauru | updated 2014-07-13 20:54:57 -0700 | entertainment-news

Ian Thorpe bared his soul during last night's tell-all interview with Michael Parkinson, there was something bothering the rest of us and it wasn't Thorpie's new-found sexuality. Yaya DaCosta shows a remarkable resemblance to Whitney Houston in the first picture...
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