Manus, Nauru refugees waiting years for medical transfers

Manus Island refugees protest at West Lorengau Haus. Photo: supplied

Some refugees detained by Australia on Nauru and Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island have waited for more than five years for medical transfers recommended by doctors. Medical records obtained by the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) for 49 refugees show the majority of people waited for two to three years for transfers. Twenty-five of the […]

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