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Nauru 19 survivors jailed

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The Supreme Court in Nauru has handed down jail terms to a group of men and one woman—including former politicians— in connection with a political protest that turned violent four years ago. Details of the sentences were unclear when we went to press as temporary Supreme Court judge Daniel Fatiaki handed down the sentences late on 19 December. At least one leader of the group, former politician Mathew Batsiua, was jailed for 11 months. Others got shorter sentences.

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