MSF doctors kicked off Nauru say lives of detainees being destroyed

Dozens of patients have had suicidal ideation or engaged in self-harm, including children as young as nine

Just days after its doctors were kicked out of Nauru, Medecins Sans Frontieres has called for the immediate evacuation of all asylum-seekers and refugees, along with the closure of all Australian detention camps on the island.

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The medical charity said there was “nothing humanitarian about saving people from sea only to leave them in an open-air prison on Nauru”.

The call comes a week after the Nauru Government ordered MSF to cease all mental health work, which has involved providing free psychological services to refugees

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