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More allegations of abuse at Nauru asylum seeker detention centre

More allegations of abuse at Nauru asylum seeker detention centre

Updated 27 August 2014, 16:53 AEST

An investigation is still underway by Australia's Commonwealth Ombudsman into the conditions and treatment of asylum seekers on Nauru.

But three Iranian detainees who've spent months in a detention centre on Nauru have spoken to the ABC about numerous complaints including allegations of sexual assault at the hand of Nauruan guards.

And Amnesty International says it's receiving a growing number of complaints about conditions on Nauru.

It's calling on Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to allow access to human rights groups to independently monitor the treatment of asylum seekers.

Reporter: Josh Bavas

Speakers: Hania, Iranian refugee, Ghazaleh, Iranian woman, Saeed, Iranian man, Kate Schuetze, Amnesty International

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