On the tiny Pacific island Nauru phosphate has been mined since 1906. When phosphate extraction came to a stop in the 1980s, Nauru was bankrupt and 80 percent of the land area uninhabitable. Nauru became a prime money-laundering haven. After the disappearance of soil and money, today Nauru involves in the “disappearance of people” – housing one of Australia’s offshore refugee detention centres. Four whistleblowers describe the institutionalised human rights violations in the offshore detention.