Australia: Grave concerns for the mental welfare of child asylum-seekers

26th September 2011, Comments 0 comments

GenevaLunch.com AUSTRALIA - Child asylum-seekers in Australia may be victims of “child abuse,” said the Australian Medical Association, AMA, to a joint select committee looking into Australia’s detention network. The AMA said it has “grave concerns for the mental welfare of child asylum-seekers and believes mandatory detention is akin to child abuse.” According to the Association, [...]

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