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Witness from Amnesty International

Sep 8, 2020

Nauru was known as ‘Pleasant Island’ - until its neighbour, Australia, began to use it for a nefarious purpose: detaining humans. In this episode, Amnesty researchers, Anna Shea and Anya Neistat, take on the near impossible task of getting onto the island to record testimonies – before the authorities can catch them. 

“I had a week and that was it and I knew that in any case if I could stay longer I could get arrested and deported. It was very clear the clock was ticking.”