Nauru

refugees

Australia's “cruel, inhuman” immigration policy dealt major blow

Tim Hume
6.14.17
refugees

U.S. halts vetting of refugees in Australia deal after Trump's angry phone call

Tim Hume
2.9.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Michael Phelps wins his 21st gold medal in Rio, newly released emails revive questions about the Clinton Foundation's relationship to the State Department, Trump denies his gun rights remark was a veiled threat, and more.
VICE Staff
8.10.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Clint Eastwood backs Trump for president, the Supreme Court allows a school to impose the trans bathroom bill, and more.
Vice Beta
8.4.16
Stuff

Australia's Mistreatment of a Pregnant, Allegedly Raped Refugee

The case of a 23-year-old Somali refugee named Abyan, who became pregnant after she was allegedly raped by an unknown assailant on Nauru, should be extremely concerning for Australians.
Mark Isaacs
10.22.15
News

Everything We Know About the Pregnant Asylum Seeker Returned to Nauru

Did the government block a rape victim's termination out of fear she'd use the situation to stay in Australia?
Wendy Syfret
10.19.15
Stuff

For Asylum Seekers Menstruation Is a Complicated and Often Humiliating Process

Women are often forced to line up for hours to access pads and tampons. Many bleed through their clothes and are forced to make due with tent cloths.
Wendy Syfret
10.9.15
mental illness

State of the Nation

Incarceration today is a massive undertaking that employs thousands, costs billions, and yields a complex set of results—some of which are outlined on these pages.
VICE Staff
9.7.15
Film

Island Wide Shut

Director Eva Orner turns her attention to Australia's treatment of asylum seekers.
Lee Zachariah
9.6.15
News

Australia's Cambodian Refugees Really, Really Don't Want to Get Sent Back

Five detainees on the South Pacific island of Nauru have stitched their lips together in response to the arrangement signed last Friday for Australia to palm off unwanted refugees to Cambodia in exchange for $35 million in aid.
George Steptoe and Clothlide Le Cloz
9.29.14
News

Asylum Seekers Are Having Abortions To Avoid Raising Children In Australian Detention Centres

Conditions are so bad in Australia’s detention centres that some pregnant women say they have no choice but aborting their babies.
Lauren Gillin
8.5.14
News

As Tensions with Indonesia Rise, Australia's Refugee Situation Is Going to Get Worse

Tensions with Indonesia will likely see more asylum seekers trapped in inhumane detention camps, and harsher policies will make like worse for refugees.
Nigel O'Connor
11.27.13