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Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees

Author: Amnesty Intl., Published on: 22 October 2017

18 October 2017

The civil engineering company Canstruct...has taken on a...contract to run facilities on Nauru where the Australian government has trapped refugees in a system that amounts to torture, Amnesty International said...

Canstruct, an Australian family-run company, has signed a contract to run refugee processing centres on the island, where hundreds of people have been forcibly transferred after trying to seek asylum in Australia. Australian officials have admitted this system is intentionally harsh...

Canstruct is a family run, Brisbane based civil engineering company with no past history of providing the kind of refugee support services it has now agreed to provide on Nauru...

[also refers to Broadspectrum (formerly Transfield) and Ferrovial]

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Related companies: Broadspectrum (formerly Transfield Services) Canstruct Ferrovial Transfield Services (now Broadspectrum)