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Nauru detention centre condemned as "tax payer funded concentration camp"

Nauru detention centre condemned as "tax payer funded concentration camp"

Updated 6 February 2013, 11:22 AEST

A concentration camp filled with despair paid for by Australian taxpayers; that's an insider's view of the offshore immigration detention centre on Nauru.

Veteran nurse Marianne Evers has broken her silence about working at the Nauru facility after resigning in disgust late last year.

She says she witnessed misery and self-harm every day and was told disturbing stories of sexual assaults on vulnerable young men.

Presenter: Karen Barlow

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