Thorny case of Nauru detainees

  • Letters Premium
  • Sunday, 21 Dec 2003

NOTHING is more sensitive, complex and difficult to handle than the issue of asylum seekers, who are now on a hunger strike on the Pacific island of Nauru. 

To ignore it would create a perception that the Australian Government, which has set up the detention centre under the so-called Pacific solution, is insensitive and inhumane to their plight. 

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