Australia under pressure to release held child refugees

Recent election results show growing momentum against government policy to keep refugees in detention centres on Nauru.

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    Government leaders in Australia are under pressure to remove child refugees, many of whom are mentally ill, from a remote island in the Pacific Ocean.

    Doctors have made a video to highlight their concerns about conditions on the island of Nauru.

    The Australian government has held refugees in off-shore prison camps for years, despite significant opposition.

    But campaigners say recent election results show momentum is growing to end the policy.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.


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