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Manus Island

In Australia
November 23, 2017 4:53 am gmt |
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday (November 23) that asylum seekers residing at the Manus Island detention camp in Papua New Guinea should leave the centre and go to alternative accommodation on the island. Police entered an officially-shuttered Australian-run detention camp...
In Australia
November 11, 2017 12:04 pm gmt |
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Asylum seekers in Manus Island detention centre were advised to move to an alternative location, said Acting Prime Minster for Australia, Julie Bishop on Saturday (November 11). Speaking in Perth, Bishop assured essential services would be provided to refugees. She later added “Those who were f...
In Srilanka
October 3, 2017 5:41 am gmt |
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The United Nation’s refugee arm has urged Australia to lift its game and ensure there’s proper care for people detained in Papua New Guinea following the suicide of a Sri Lankan Tamil, the Australian Associated Press reported. The 32-year-old’s death on Monday morning was the sixth refugee fatality o...
In Srilanka
October 2, 2017 6:51 am gmt |
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The man’s body was found in the grounds of Lorengau hospital where he had been receiving treatment for mental illness. Another refugee has died in Australia’s offshore detention regime, with a man found dead, apparently by suicide, on Manus Island. The man was a Sri Lankan Tamil and had been formally...
In Australia
April 26, 2016 11:04 am gmt |
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Papua New Guinea’s Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 26) ruled that Australia’s practice of detaining asylum seekers on PNG’s northern Manus Island was illegal and must stop. Papua New Guinea’s highest court said the detentions breached the country’s constitution. Under Au...