Nauru

Nauru abolishes appeal deal with Australia's High Court

Nauru abolishes decades-old legal agreement with Australia, removing the Pacific island's highest court of appeal.

Pacific Island of Nauru scraps link to Australian appeal court

In the Field

Behrouz Boochani: Living in limbo on Manus Island

Iranian journalist and refugee Boochani talks about life in detention and the closure of the Manus Island refugee camp.

The Listening Post

Manus Island: Australia pulling the media strings

Does Australia limit Manus Island and Nauru media access to outlets that toe the government's line on immigration?

Reporter's Notebook

Why Australia's detention centres are still open

Oscar-winning filmmaker Eva Orner on documenting life inside Nauru and Manus and the effects of Australia's harsh immigration detention policies.

Witness

Chasing Asylum: Australia's Offshore Detention Centres

Life in Australia's detention camps on Nauru and Manus Island through the eyes of asylum seekers and whistleblowers.

Human Rights

Australia and US agree refugee resettlement deal

Malcolm Turnbull announces one-off agreement under which the US will take some refugees from offshore prisons.

Human Rights

Australia lifts gag order on doctors treating refugees

Doctors are no longer bound by the secrecy provision criminalising speaking out about conditions at refugee prisons.

Australia lifts gag order on doctors treating refugees

Human Rights

Australia PM rejects reports of rights abuses on Nauru

Malcolm Turnbull calls Amnesty International's claims of abuse of refugees on South Pacific island "absolutely false".

Talk to Al Jazeera

Peter Dutton: Behind Australia's tough border policies

Australia's Immigration Minister discusses the government's hardline policies towards asylum seekers coming by boat.

Reporter's Notebook

Australia's complex refugee debate

Will history see the country as a pioneer of offshore prisons for asylum seekers, or a pariah for having them?

In the Field

Nauru: Australia's Guantanamo Bay?

Three former teachers at Australia's 'processing centre' for asylum seekers break their silence about the conditions.

Australia

Nauru: A place of abuse and desperation

A former Nauru refugee prison camp employee describes a process of dehumanisation and a resulting mental health crisis.

Nauru: A place of abuse and desperation

Human Rights

Head of Australian state offers to house asylum seekers

The offer comes following an announcement that one of the refugee detention facilities will be shut down.

Head of Australian state offers to house asylum seekers

Human Rights

Children at Australian refugee prison 'sexually abused'

Thousands of abuse and assault cases outlined in documents leaked to the Guardian paint a grim picture of life in Nauru.

The Listening Post

Offshore and off limits: Australia's refugee centres

We examine the media blackout on Australia's "processing centres" for asylum seekers on the islands of Manus and Nauru.