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    Nauru Case Study

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    Nauru, is a small country located in the Pacific Islands that not many people know of. Nauru is located approximately twenty-five miles south of the earths equator, and it’s closest neighboring country is Banaba, another island that is about two hundred miles east of Nauru. The territorial size of the country is only about eight square miles, with a population of “9540” people (Nauru: 2016 Country Review, 3). Nauru “became an independent” country “in 1968,” making it the “smallest republic in the world” (Nauru - Politics, Government, and Taxation). After becoming a republic in 1968, they decided to follow the same political system used in Great Britain, which is the unicameral parliament. They also follow the English and Australian common law…

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    Faith Samson Multi-Genre #1 - Research Period 6 Marshall Islands The Marshall Islands is known as the Republic of the Marshall Islands. It’s an island country that is divided into two chains. In this case it’s the western group, or Ralik chain; and the eastern group, or Ratak chain. These islands are of coral reef types and rise only a few feet above sea level. The country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia. The country consists of 29 atoll and also 5 isolated islands. The Marshall…

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    Unbroken Research Paper

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    Unbroken is an inspiring story about a former Olympian, Louis Zamperini, who was enlisted in the United States Air Force during WWII. His plane crashed and he floated on the raft for 47 days until he was captured, along with his crew member Phil, and taken to a POW camp. By a miracle, the two lived to tell their inspiring story to the world. The novel Unbroken and the movie depict the same tragic story, however, scenes are portrayed in various ways. Although unquestionably similar, author…

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    Unbroken

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    Unbroken Unbroken is a movie that was directed by Angelina Jolie, and is about a famous Olympic runner that is in the United States Air Force and while flying a mission his plane goes down. Louis Zamperini and his friends spent forty-seven days in a raft before being picked up by a Japanese Navy vessel and then becoming a prisoner of war. The movie was released in Sydney on November 17, 2014. The movie later released in the United States on December 25, 2014. The ticket sales were successful…

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    faced by refugees. The phrase “Australia’s processing of refugees” then suggests that Australia is responsible for the suffering of refugees on Nauru. In accordance with the visual rhetoric analysis of Hesford, the unidentified Iranian refugee in the cover photo represents an archetypal victim in need of rescue on Nauru. This cover photo attempts to allow the despair and suffering experienced by the refugees to enter its audience in order to make the audience feel responsible for the…

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    Tv Host: Good Afternoon this is Laura from... We have all heard that the Nauruan government intends to process the refugee claims of 600 asylum seekers within a week. Furthermore, the Australian Government Policy is trying to stop the boat people from entering into Australia by sending asylum seekers to places like Nauru. This is a current issue that has been generating a lot of debates amongst Australians. Today we will be talking to Anika Tukara an Asylum seeker advocate who works with…

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    centres as these refugees’ sort refuge in Australia, transferring them to another country should not change their international obligation to provide appropriate protection and care. Additional literature refers to the United Nations stance on extra-territorial responsibilities that identifies Australia’s international obligations extends extra-territorial, meaning that Australia has a joint responsibility for any violations of human rights obligations that arise in countries where Australia has…

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    Young children are being held against their will as Asylum Seekers to live in detention centres across Australia. They show signs of mental illness, a lack of education, and physical harm brought on by the lack of human rights being allowed in these detention centres. By allowing young children to be kept for excessive amounts of time within these detention centres the common good is not being served. These children are being denied basic human rights like an education, safety, medical attention…

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    Rights Commission, 2015.) As of 30th November 2015, 543 asylum seekers are residing in a prison like detention centre in Nauru and a further 926 are in a detention centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea (Australian Human Rights Commission, 2015.) Most Asylum seekers are searching for a safe place to reside after fleeing their country due to “human rights violations, torture, cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment or punishment (Red Cross, 2014.)” According to the Diagnosis Statistics Manual…

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    Unjust Law

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    Offering sanctuary to women and children seeking protection from despatch to Nauru would break the law. That is a fact. The important question is whether it would be right to break the law. In healthy democracies this question is frequently raised. Bearded protestor at #LetThemStay rally in BrisbaneIn any society it is common for people to break the law and disobey lawful instructions. People fail to move on when instructed by police, evade tax, drive too fast, keep silent about abuse in…

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