Doctors beg Australian Border Force to move terminally ill refugee off Nauru

The oldest Afghan Hazara held on Nauru, 63-year-old Ali*, has advanced lung cancer and his prognosis, according to doctors familiar with his case, is “dire”.............There is also an acute and growing issue around child mental health, with Australian courts ordering acutely unwell children – some of whom are as young as 10 and who have attempted suicide repeatedly – to be moved to Australia.

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/may/24/doctors-beg-australian-border-force-to-move-terminally-ill-refugee-off-nauru