Asylum seekers on Nauru held a protest at the gates of the family compound, RPC 3, for the second day in a row, beginning at 5.00pm Nauru time.
Many of the asylum seekers are still waiting for answers to their refugee claims for more than two-and half years.
The Nauru protest began on Palm Sunday co-inciding with the Palm Sunday “Welcome Refugee” rallies calling for the closure of Manus Island and Nauru. The start of the protests also co-incided with the start of the Iranian new year – symbolically marking the beginning of yet another year in offshore detention.
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