22 Feb 2024

Forty asylum seekers taken to Nauru by border forces

From , 6:00 am on 22 February 2024
Refugee Action Coalitions Ian Rintoul

Refugee Action Coalitions Ian Rintoul Photo: Supplied

A refugee advocate says around 40 asylum seekers that arrived on Australian shores by boat  have been taken to Nauru for offshore processing.

Ian Rintoul says three boats landed on the western Australian coast at the weekend, with some finding an indigenous settlement which welcomed and looked after the refugees before they were detained by border forces and taken to Nauru:

He told RNZ Pacific's Lydia Lewis, the situation is shameful.