Last night an asylum seeker at Nauru detention centre attempted to hang himself with a rope, while other detainees attempted to stop him. His whereabouts is now unknown to the other detainees: “He is outside the detention centre, we don’t know where. No news about him. Is he alive or dead?”
From Tuesday until now, more than 15 asylum seekers have self-harmed.
“This all happen because of injustice, we want to be treated same as other asylum seekers treated in Australia who came with us on the same boat after 13th August. What is the difference between us and the rest of the asylum seekers who arrived after 13th August? We want to be treated the same as the rest”.