Free the children January 04, 2018 in danger, lies Dear Prime Minister, We need to remind everyone – especially the politicians — about the plight of the children and families on Nauru. Mandatory detention is a denial of fundamental human rights.We need to strongly reinforce the message that there are over 150 children detained on Nauru – not behind barbed wire, but they are still there, detained, robbed of their childhood and being used as political pawns. Here is a breakdown of the numbers of children in the 6 camps, as of October 25, 2017:OPC 3 Camp – 52 children EWA Camp – 22 children, aged from 2 to 18 yearsNibok Camp – 20 children, aged from 1 to 15 yearsAnibare Camp – 3 children, aged 7 months, 2 years, 12 yearsEjoo Camp – 12 children including four 2 year-oldsAnijo Camp – approx. 51 children, aged 6 months to 18 years.More than 150 children on Nauru. Nauru has become an island prison. — Grandmothers against Detention of Refugee Children, Ballarat and Bendigo When are you going to free these children and their families?