Nauru

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Operator accused of ‘gross negligence’ wins $420m contract to manage Australia’s offshore processing on Nauru
Scandal-plagued US firm MTC will be responsible for ‘garrison and welfare’ of around 70 asylum seekers on Pacific island

Ben Doherty and Christopher Knaus

27, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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US prison operator running Nauru regime accused of fraud and ‘pandemic profiteering’ in Texas
Exclusive: Australian government extended deal with Management and Training Corporation after allegations, which the company strongly denies, were aired

Christopher Knaus and Ben Doherty

05, Jan, 2023 @8:22 PM

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John Howard’s government considered letting offshore detainees into Australia in 2002
Cabinet papers 2002: records show there were growing concerns about management of asylum seekers in Australia’s offshore detention centres

Tory Shepherd

31, Dec, 2022 @6:59 PM

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‘Hardly anyone is getting off’: despite Labor’s promises, refugees needing urgent medical care remain on Nauru
An Afghan refugee in offshore detention since 2013 has had two doctors’ referrals for overseas treatment, but has not been permitted a ‘medical transfer’ to Australia

Ben Doherty

17, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Can Cop15 protect ocean biodiversity from the big fish of the ‘blue economy’? | Guy Standing
The sea has been ravaged by profiteers – many of whose lobbyists are circling in Montreal, says the author Guy Standing

Guy Standing

12, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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First refugees from Nauru to be resettled in New Zealand arrive nine years after deal offered
Six men who had been held in Australia’s offshore processing facilities for more than eight years arrive in Auckland

Ben Doherty and Tess McClure

22, Nov, 2022 @4:50 AM

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US prison operator begins $750,000-a-day contract for Nauru offshore regime
Previously accused of ‘gross negligence’, MTC will be paid $47.3m to oversee detention of 111 refugees and asylum seekers for two months

Ben Doherty

23, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Australia to pay controversial US prisons operator $4.6m for 52 days of transition work on Nauru
MTC, which has been accused of ‘gross negligence’ that allegedly led to gang rape, will be paid during same period as previous contractor Canstruct

Ben Doherty and Christopher Knaus

20, Sep, 2022 @11:21 PM

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The ‘egregious’ history of likely new Nauru operator includes allegations of gang rape and murder in its US prisons
A Guardian investigation reveals the firm has been accused of ‘gross negligence’ that allegedly led to gang rape, murder and mistaken solitary confinement in its US facilities

Ben Doherty and Christopher Knaus

04, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Canstruct loses lucrative Nauru offshore processing contract to US prisons operator with controversial record
Management and Training Corporation is set to take over running Australia’s immigration regime on the island

Ben Doherty and Christopher Knaus

16, Aug, 2022 @8:58 AM

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Coalition used private contractor to collect intelligence on Nauru asylum seekers
Exclusive: asylum seekers in the offshore detention centre who had contact with Australian journalists, lawyers and advocates were closely watched, documents reveal

Christopher Knaus

05, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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We pretend there has been change under Labor but hundreds of refugees are still in detention | Behrouz Boochani
After taking happy snaps in Biloela the new government has made no effort to change Australia’s cruel immigration policy on refugees arriving by boat

Behrouz Boochani

27, Jul, 2022 @3:00 AM

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