Don’t send 267 people back to offshore detention
267 people seeking asylum, including small babies, may be forcibly sent back to detention centres where they're at serious risk of sexual and physical assault.
Among the 267 are 80 children that were brought to Australia to receive urgent medical attention. New evidence has emerged that paediatricians assessing many of these children said that they "are among the most traumatised we have ever seen in our 50 years of combined professional experience".
These kids are terrified at the mention of returning to the harsh conditions on Nauru. This is no way to treat vulnerable people seeking safety.
Several women have already reported sexual assault in detention, and now our leaders want to send them back to their abusers.
Join our call before it's too late and tell Prime Minister Turnbull to let them stay.
To: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton
We ask that you do not send the 267 vulnerable men, women, and children currently in Australia back to Nauru or Manus Island. They will face a future of indefinite detention on tiny islands with no prospect of a decent life. They will be at serious risk of physical and sexual assault.
Please let them stay.