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Manus Island

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Sydney Morning Herald
Parliament House abseilers fined over refugee protesttheir behalf that the purpose of their protest was to attract attention to the
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
their behalf that the purpose of their protest was to attract attention to the plight of refugees in the detention camps on Manus Island and in Nauru. He said Woskett was a qualified arborist and rope-access technician, and Holmes was a high-rise... Read more
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The Age
Parliament House abseilers fined over refugee protestfor a charge of disorderly and offensive conduct. Their defence solicitor Tim
The Age / Posted 15 hours ago
for a charge of disorderly and offensive conduct. Their defence solicitor Tim Sharman said on their behalf that the purpose of their protest was to attract attention to the plight of refugees in the detention camps on Manus Island and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Thirty-Five Refugees Leave Nauru for The USare up to 100 refugees who have not even had their first interview with US offi
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
are up to 100 refugees who have not even had their first interview with US officials. The conditions on both Nauru and Manus Island continue to deteriorate. On Manus Island a few days ago (16 February), a major disrurbance, involving up to 100... Read more
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NZCity
Manus Island asylum seekers told to stay in detention centre amid attacksAsylum seekers on Manus Island have been told to stay in their accommodation af
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
Asylum seekers on Manus Island have been told to stay in their accommodation after three men were allegedly attacked and injured by soldiers from the Papua New Guinea Defence Force. The asylum seekers from Iraq, Iran and Pakistan said they were set... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Manus asylum seekers allegedly attacked by PNG soldiersManus Island asylum seekers told to stay in detention centre amid attacks Asyl
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Manus Island asylum seekers told to stay in detention centre amid attacks Asylum seekers on Manus Island have been told to stay in their accommodation after three men were allegedly attacked and injured by soldiers from the Papua New Guinea Defence... Read more
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NZCity
Manus refugees would be vetted: INZAny Manus Island detainees taken in as refugees by New Zealand would be thoroug
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
Any Manus Island detainees taken in as refugees by New Zealand would be thoroughly vetted first, the immigration department says. Taking questions from parliament's foreign affairs select committee about the government's repeated offer to accept 150... Read more
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Aljazeera
Will South Africa's president resign?divisions rooted in its past. Iranian journalist and refugee Boochani talks ab
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
divisions rooted in its past. Iranian journalist and refugee Boochani talks about life in detention and the closure of the Manus Island refugee camp. US state politician Ilhan Omar says she holds Trump 'exclusively responsible' for the rise in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The men stuck in limbo and the woman fighting for themHELPING LESS FORTUNATE: Human rights advocate Anne Moon is fighting a legal bat
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
HELPING LESS FORTUNATE: Human rights advocate Anne Moon is fighting a legal battle for men on Manus Island with negative refugee status. HUMAN rights advocate Anne Moon refuses to sit by while men on Manus Island endure injustice. A community of... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.N. urges Australia to take responsibility for refugeessense of despair among refugees and asylum seekers," he said by video link from
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
sense of despair among refugees and asylum seekers," he said by video link from Canberra after returning from a trip to Manus Island. "Australia remains ultimately responsible as the state from whom refugees and asylum seekers have sought... Read more
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News.com.au
Aust responsible for Manus refugees: UNHCRsense of despair among refugees and asylum seekers," he said by video link from
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
sense of despair among refugees and asylum seekers," he said by video link from Canberra after returning from a trip to Manus Island. "Australia remains ultimately responsible as the state from whom refugees and asylum seekers have sought... Read more
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Canberra Times
Protesters who staged Department of Immigration sit-in escape convictionproperty. On November 3 last year, the seven protesters joined a larger group
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
property. On November 3 last year, the seven protesters joined a larger group in a protest following the close of the Manus Island detention centre three days earlier. The office manager asked the group to leave, and while some did, the seven... Read more
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Junkee
Urthboy's New Music Video Is A Love Letter To Australia's Protest Movementtoday. It follows the campaigns to stop the Adani coal mine, fight for the righ
Junkee / Posted 7 days ago
today. It follows the campaigns to stop the Adani coal mine, fight for the rights of refugees Australia has locked up on Manus Island, the battle for marriage equality and Indigenous justice. You can check it out right here: The focus... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Protesters who staged Department of Immigration sit-in escape conviction3 last year, the seven protesters joined a larger group in a protest over what
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
3 last year, the seven protesters joined a larger group in a protest over what they called an emergency situation when the Manus Island detention centre was closed three days earlier. A manager asked the group to leave, and while some did, the... Read more
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The Age
Protesters who staged Department of Immigration sit-in escape conviction3 last year, the seven protesters joined a larger group in a protest over what
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
3 last year, the seven protesters joined a larger group in a protest over what they called an emergency situation when the Manus Island detention centre was closed three days earlier. A manager asked the group to leave, and while some did, the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Third group of refugees from Manus to the USManus to the USTuesday, 13 February 2018, 2:39 pmPress Release: Refugee Action
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Manus to the USTuesday, 13 February 2018, 2:39 pmPress Release: Refugee Action Coalition A third group of 18 refugees from Manus Island flew from Port Moresby this morning (13 February), to be resettled in the United States. Photos from Port... Read more
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Gulf News
UN rights chief calls on PNG to safeguard Australia camp refugeesSome 600 men were moved out of an Australian-run camp on PNG’s Manus Island in
Gulf News / Posted 9 days ago
Some 600 men were moved out of an Australian-run camp on PNG’s Manus Island in November to three transit centres after a local court ruled the facility was unconstitutional SYDNEY: Papua New Guinea is responsible for the human rights of refugees... Read more
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The Age
Refugees and asylum: We need a large measure of decency in our actionsthe Uluru statement; vilified African communities in Melbourne; turned down New
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
the Uluru statement; vilified African communities in Melbourne; turned down New Zealand's latest offer to take some of the Manus Island refugees; continued holding people indefinitely in offshore and onshore detention centres; maintained support... Read more
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WA Today
Batting for the banks: top silks get ready for royal commissionclass actions, contract law and corporate disputes. This has included the class
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
class actions, contract law and corporate disputes. This has included the class action brought on behalf of detainees at Manus Island and the incredibly complex litigation relating to collapsed forestry managed investment schemes and in a damages... Read more
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Herald Sun
PNG ‘has duty to care for Australia refugees’sea after trying to reach Australia and have since been housed on “offshore pro
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
sea after trying to reach Australia and have since been housed on “offshore processing centres” that it opened in 2013 on Manus Island in PNG and on the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru. In 2016, PNG’s Supreme Court ruled it was illegal to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
PNG ‘has duty to care for Australia refugees’sea after trying to reach Australia and have since been housed on “offshore pro
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
sea after trying to reach Australia and have since been housed on “offshore processing centres” that it opened in 2013 on Manus Island in PNG and on the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru. In 2016, PNG’s Supreme Court ruled it was illegal to... Read more
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News.com.au
PNG ‘has duty to care for Australia refugees’The United Nations says PNG is responsible for the refugees sent to Manus Islan
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
The United Nations says PNG is responsible for the refugees sent to Manus Island by Australia. Picture: Supplied Source:News Corp Australia PAPUA New Guinea has been told by the United Nations’ top human rights official that it needs to take care... Read more
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The Courier Mail
PNG ‘has duty to care for Australia refugees’sea after trying to reach Australia and have since been housed on “offshore pro
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
sea after trying to reach Australia and have since been housed on “offshore processing centres” that it opened in 2013 on Manus Island in PNG and on the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru. In 2016, PNG’s Supreme Court ruled it was illegal to... Read more
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News.com.au
PNG has duty of care to Aust refugees: UNsea after trying to reach Australia and have since been housed on "offshore pro
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
sea after trying to reach Australia and have since been housed on "offshore processing centres" that it opened in 2013 on Manus Island in PNG and on the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru. In 2016, PNG's Supreme Court ruled it was illegal to... Read more
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Canberra Times
'You're strong': Refugees remember the friendship and support of Michael Gordonhe wrote about. The two strands were distinct, but closely interwoven. This ca
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
he wrote about. The two strands were distinct, but closely interwoven. This can be seen in Michael's relationship with Manus Island detainee Loghman Sawari. When Loghman heard the news of Michael's death, he too was shattered. "Michael will... Read more
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Canberra Times
Batting for the banks: top silks get ready for royal commissionclass actions, contract law and corporate disputes. This has included the class
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
class actions, contract law and corporate disputes. This has included the class action brought on behalf of detainees at Manus Island and the incredibly complex litigation relating to collapsed forestry managed investment schemes and in a damages... Read more
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The Age
'You're strong': Refugees remember the friendship and support of Michael Gordonhe wrote about. The two strands were distinct, but closely interwoven. This ca
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
he wrote about. The two strands were distinct, but closely interwoven. This can be seen in Michael's relationship with Manus Island detainee Loghman Sawari. When Loghman heard the news of Michael's death, he too was shattered. "Michael will... Read more
2 related articles
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The Age
Batting for the banks: top silks get ready for royal commissionclass actions, contract law and corporate disputes. This has included the class
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
class actions, contract law and corporate disputes. This has included the class action brought on behalf of detainees at Manus Island and the incredibly complex litigation relating to collapsed forestry managed investment schemes and in a damages... Read more
3 related articles
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Sydney Morning Herald
'You're strong': Refugees remember the friendship and support of Michael Gordonhe wrote about. The two strands were distinct, but closely interwoven. This ca
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
he wrote about. The two strands were distinct, but closely interwoven. This can be seen in Michael's relationship with Manus Island detainee Loghman Sawari. When Loghman heard the news of Michael's death, he too was shattered. "Michael will... Read more
2 related articles
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Sydney Morning Herald
Batting for the banks: top silks get ready for royal commissionclass actions, contract law and corporate disputes. This has included the class
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
class actions, contract law and corporate disputes. This has included the class action brought on behalf of detainees at Manus Island and the incredibly complex litigation relating to collapsed forestry managed investment schemes and in a damages... Read more
3 related articles
11d
Scoop.co.nz
UN human rights chief urges PNG to combat corruptionevidence that it results all-too-frequently in miscarriage of justice. He also
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
evidence that it results all-too-frequently in miscarriage of justice. He also raised concerns about the plight of the Manus Island asylum seekers and refugees, and asked the Government to identify durable solutions, fully respecting the human... Read more
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News.com.au
Manus centre in mould scandal, like Naurulives at risk and made staff sick at the Nauru immigration detention centre als
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
lives at risk and made staff sick at the Nauru immigration detention centre also affected the now mothballed facility at Manus Island. Air-conditioning caused water damage and mould to grow in the fire-resistant plasterboard walls and ceilings... Read more
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Canberra Times
Vale Michael Gordon, driven by an enduring sense of fairness and equity for allhe was driven by an enduring sense of fairness and equity for all, not just Ind
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
he was driven by an enduring sense of fairness and equity for all, not just Indigenous people. His recent stories on Manus Island highlighted his passion for social justice and his drive to see equality prevail. As always, we heard many... Read more
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The Age
Vale Michael Gordon, driven by an enduring sense of fairness and equity for allhe was driven by an enduring sense of fairness and equity for all, not just Ind
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
he was driven by an enduring sense of fairness and equity for all, not just Indigenous people. His recent stories on Manus Island highlighted his passion for social justice and his drive to see equality prevail. As always, we heard many... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Vale Michael Gordon, driven by an enduring sense of fairness and equity for allhe was driven by an enduring sense of fairness and equity for all, not just Ind
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
he was driven by an enduring sense of fairness and equity for all, not just Indigenous people. His recent stories on Manus Island highlighted his passion for social justice and his drive to see equality prevail. As always, we heard many... Read more
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Daily Mail
Circus sex ring 'sexually abused and raped three boys' in Sydneyhas also been charged with crimes including aggravated sexual assault In other
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
has also been charged with crimes including aggravated sexual assault In other posts, she has expressed her support for Manus Island refugees and advocated marriage equality. The woman, from Canterbury in Sydney's south-west, has been charged... Read more
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The Age
Exporting arms: This trade in weaponry is morally indefensibletrade, what is Australia doing with its membership on the UN Human Rights Counc
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
trade, what is Australia doing with its membership on the UN Human Rights Council to advance the cause of human rights on Manus Island, Nauru, Philippines, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, to name but a few egregious situations? Joe Wilder, Caulfield... Read more
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Canberra Times
Politics Live: Parliament returns with citizenship, tax cuts at the foreWe've received a message from Manus Island offering condolences for the passing
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
We've received a message from Manus Island offering condolences for the passing of Michael Gordon. It is a testament to his peerless coverage of refugees that so many still on the island are deeply affected by his loss. A message from Behrouz... Read more
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The Age
Vale, Michael Gordon: He lent his voice to those struggling to be heardnational treaty), as the First Peoples of this country and the plight of asylum
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
national treaty), as the First Peoples of this country and the plight of asylum seekers indefinitely detained on Nauru and Manus Island, as a consequence of politically motivated and expedient government policy. Vale Michael Gordon. For your... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fair, thorough and thoroughly decent, Michael Gordon's trick was no trick at allthere was this account expressed on Facebook by Rohingya refugee Imran Mohammad
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
there was this account expressed on Facebook by Rohingya refugee Imran Mohammad, who met Gordon during a 2017 trip to Manus Island. "It shattered my heart when I heard the news of his death this afternoon," the young refugee wrote. "I was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fair, thorough and thoroughly decent, Michael Gordon's trick was no trick at allthere was this account expressed on Facebook by Rohingya refugee Imran Mohammad
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
there was this account expressed on Facebook by Rohingya refugee Imran Mohammad, who met Gordon during a 2017 trip to Manus Island. "It shattered my heart when I heard the news of his death this afternoon," the young refugee wrote. "I was... Read more
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The Age
Fair, thorough and thoroughly decent, Michael Gordon's trick was no trick at allthere was this account expressed on Facebook by Rohingya refugee Imran Mohammad
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
there was this account expressed on Facebook by Rohingya refugee Imran Mohammad, who met Gordon during a 2017 trip to Manus Island. "It shattered my heart when I heard the news of his death this afternoon," the young refugee wrote. "I was... Read more
2 related articles
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Canberra Times
Remembering Michael Gordon, a people-watcher with a purposegovernment that was the catalyst for a focus on the plight of asylum seekers ba
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
government that was the catalyst for a focus on the plight of asylum seekers banished to indefinite detention in Nauru and Manus Island. After the children overboard saga of 2001, an inquiry was told that it was government policy not to allow the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Remembering Michael Gordon, a people-watcher with a purposegovernment that was the catalyst for a focus on the plight of asylum seekers ba
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
government that was the catalyst for a focus on the plight of asylum seekers banished to indefinite detention in Nauru and Manus Island. After the children overboard saga of 2001, an inquiry was told that it was government policy not to allow the... Read more
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The Age
Remembering Michael Gordon, a people-watcher with a purposegovernment that was the catalyst for a focus on the plight of asylum seekers ba
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
government that was the catalyst for a focus on the plight of asylum seekers banished to indefinite detention in Nauru and Manus Island. After the children overboard saga of 2001, an inquiry was told that it was government policy not to allow the... Read more
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NZCity
How free is the Pacific? See which two countries fall short of 'free'the independence of the judiciary, with due process rights and freedom of movem
NZCity / Posted 18 days ago
the independence of the judiciary, with due process rights and freedom of movement related to the detentions of refugees on Manus Island. Lawrence Steven, from the anti-corruption NGO Transparency PNG, agrees that the assessment of the country as... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How free is the Pacific? See which two countries fall short of 'free'the independence of the judiciary, with due process rights and freedom of movem
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
the independence of the judiciary, with due process rights and freedom of movement related to the detentions of refugees on Manus Island. Lawrence Steven, from the anti-corruption NGO Transparency PNG, agrees that the assessment of the country as... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Parliament's back with Senate drama and asylum seekers on the agendais. The Coalition has flagged its intention to change the Migration Act in ord
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
is. The Coalition has flagged its intention to change the Migration Act in order to ban refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru from ever coming to Australia. The new law would cover those who tried to reach Australia by boat... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What are the Government's changes to immigration policy?immigration policy? The Federal Government will this week introduce legislatio
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
immigration policy? The Federal Government will this week introduce legislation to ban refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru from ever coming to Australia. The proposed changes have sparked a heated debate since being... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Manus Island: Australia abandons refugees - Amnestyand asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea documents how, since refugees were forci
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
and asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea documents how, since refugees were forcibly evicted from a detention centre on Manus Island in November 2017, they have been moved to newer but inadequate facilities where violence from the local... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
The majority of Australians support refugee resettlement in New ZealandPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: David Gray/AFP/Getty Images The majority
Business Insider Australia / Posted 22 days ago
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: David Gray/AFP/Getty Images The majority of Australians support the resettlement of Manus Island and Nauru refugees in New Zealand. A Sky News Australia poll, which was carried out last week, found 58 per... Read more
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