Thousands call for evacuation of children on Nauru

Play
Stop
 
 
Calls are mounting to remove children from the island

The Nauruan Government ordered Doctors Without Borders off Nauru almost two weeks ago. The Doctors say the children being kept on the island are in need of immediate medical attention in Australia.

A group of three Coalition government backbenchers are urging their prime minister to bring the more than 80 asylum seeker children from Nauru to Australia.

Dr Barri Phatarfod, founder of ‘Doctors for Refugees’ says the claim that indefinite detention deters people smugglers coming by boat is untrue.

Download Audio

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution