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Australia refugee camp 'amounts to torture': Amnesty

Australia's detention of asylum-seekers on a remote Pacific island "amounts to torture" under international law, Amnesty International said Monday in a report that alleged widespread abuse and an "epidemic of self-harm". Canberra sends asylum-seekers who try to reach the island continent by boat to the Pacific islands of Nauru and Papua New Guinea's Manus, where they are blocked from being resettled in Australia even if found to be refugees.
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