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Each time Australia delays bringing a sick child from Nauru, the stakes get higher

The government is playing a dangerous game with the lives of refugee children

  • Ben Doherty
  • The Guardian

Last week, three children held in Australia’s offshore immigration regime on the island of Nauru were moved to Australia following court order or threat of legal action.

In six months, eight cases have been brought before the Australian courts of children suffering life-threatening psychological or physical illness that cannot be properly treated on Nauru.

Paravi 2bEvery one of those cases has been won.

Children have been moved to safety.

And more cases…

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