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Stamford Advocate
Police reportedly used metal rods to force asylum seekers out of a former Australian detention centredetention center. Australian authorities left the processing centre, cutting o
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 hours ago
detention center. Australian authorities left the processing centre, cutting off power and water, on October 31 after the PNG Supreme Court ruled in 2016 that it was illegal. On Thursday, The United Nations Human Rights Council responded to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Police reportedly used metal rods to force asylum seekers out of a former Australian detention centredetention center. Australian authorities left the processing centre, cutting o
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 hours ago
detention center. Australian authorities left the processing centre, cutting off power and water, on October 31 after the PNG Supreme Court ruled in 2016 that it was illegal. On Thursday, The United Nations Human Rights Council responded to... Read more
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19h
Illawarra Mercury
Police re-enter Manus Island camp in second day of force against refugeesBehrouz Boochani - was removed from the site in handcuffs. The Australian-run
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 hours ago
Behrouz Boochani - was removed from the site in handcuffs. The Australian-run centre was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court decision last year, which ruled it unconstitutional. Alternative accommodation has been provided, and paid... Read more
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20h
Canberra Times
'We all are going': Manus Island standoff ends as police re-enter in second day of forceBehrouz Boochani – was removed from the site in handcuffs. The Australian-run
Canberra Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Behrouz Boochani – was removed from the site in handcuffs. The Australian-run centre was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court decision last year, which ruled it unconstitutional. Alternative accommodation has been provided, and paid... Read more
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23h
Northern Daily Leader
Police re-enter Manus Island camp in second day of force against refugeesof the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run c
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 hours ago
of the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run centre was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court decision last year, which ruled it unconstitutional. Alternative accommodation has been provided, and paid... Read more
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23h
Western Advocate
Police re-enter Manus Island camp in second day of force against refugeesof the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run c
Western Advocate / Posted 23 hours ago
of the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run centre was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court decision last year, which ruled it unconstitutional. Alternative accommodation has been provided, and paid... Read more
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23h
Manning River Times
Police re-enter Manus Island camp in second day of force against refugeesof the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run c
Manning River Times / Posted 23 hours ago
of the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run centre was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court decision last year, which ruled it unconstitutional. Alternative accommodation has been provided, and paid... Read more
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23h
The North West Star
Police re-enter Manus Island camp in second day of force against refugeesof the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run c
The North West Star / Posted 23 hours ago
of the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run centre was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court decision last year, which ruled it unconstitutional. Alternative accommodation has been provided, and paid... Read more
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23h
Daily Liberal
Police re-enter Manus Island camp in second day of force against refugeesof the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run c
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 hours ago
of the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run centre was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court decision last year, which ruled it unconstitutional. Alternative accommodation has been provided, and paid... Read more
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The Border Mail
Police re-enter Manus Island camp in second day of force against refugeesof the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run c
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
of the decommissioned compounds saying: "Please help us." The Australian-run centre was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court decision last year, which ruled it unconstitutional. Alternative accommodation has been provided, and paid... Read more
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The Age
'We are all crying': Police re-enter Manus Island camp in second day of force against refugeesthe latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. The Australian-run
The Age / Posted yesterday
the latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. The Australian-run centre was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court decision last year, which ruled it unconstitutional. Alternative accommodation has been provided, and paid... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'We are all crying': Police re-enter Manus Island camp in second day of force against refugeesthe latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. The Australian-run
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
the latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. The Australian-run centre was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court decision last year, which ruled it unconstitutional. Alternative accommodation has been provided, and paid... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Malcolm Turnbull 'won't be pressured' on Manus IslandManus Island regional processing centre was closed by the Papua New Guinea gove
Business Insider Australia / Posted yesterday
Manus Island regional processing centre was closed by the Papua New Guinea government last month after a 2016 ruling by the PNG Supreme Court that the facility was illegal and in breach of the constitution. New Zealand has offered to take some of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Manus Island: PNG police launch operation to remove refugees from detention centrethree transition centres are not fully operational, with a lack of security, su
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
three transition centres are not fully operational, with a lack of security, sufficient water or electricity. Meanwhile, PNG Supreme Court is due to hear on December 15 an appeal against its ruling earlier this month that the camp’s basic... Read more
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Business Insider
Police storm detention center off of Australia where asylum seekers took shelter for nearly a monthLabor government to process asylum seekers who attempted to reach Australia by
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
Labor government to process asylum seekers who attempted to reach Australia by boat, on October 31 this year following a PNG Supreme Court ruling that it was illegal and in breach of the country’s constitution. The centre has been without power... Read more
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The Borneo Post
PNG police move in on closed Australia refugee camp on ManusAustralia’s Manus Island refugee camp was closed after a PNG Supreme Court rule
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Australia’s Manus Island refugee camp was closed after a PNG Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional, and some 600 refugees were told to relocate to three nearby transition centres. – AFP photo Papua New Guinea police moved into the shuttered... Read more
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Canberra Times
PNG authorities enter Manus Island processing centre, amid reports of violenceeffects of their anti-depressant medication. Meanwhile, a lawyer acting for th
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
effects of their anti-depressant medication. Meanwhile, a lawyer acting for the men, Ben Lomai, said the full bench of the PNG Supreme Court would hear an appeal against the centre's closure on December 15. The court has previously rejected a bid... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
PNG police have moved in to evict refugees from the former Manus Island detention centreLabor government to process asylum seekers who attempted to reach Australia by
Business Insider Australia / Posted yesterday
Labor government to process asylum seekers who attempted to reach Australia by boat, on October 31 this year following a PNG Supreme Court ruling that it was illegal and in breach of the country’s constitution. The centre has been without power... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘We’re under attack’: Men given hour to leaveplease find safe haven for the acknowledged genuine refugees without any furthe
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
please find safe haven for the acknowledged genuine refugees without any further delay.” The Manus camp was closed after a PNG Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional, and some 600 refugees were told to relocate to three nearby transition... Read more
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1d
Business Insider Australia
12 former Australians of the Year want Malcolm Turnbull to intervene over refugees trapped on Manus IslandManus Island regional processing centre was closed by the Papua New Guinea gove
Business Insider Australia / Posted yesterday
Manus Island regional processing centre was closed by the Papua New Guinea government last month after a 2016 ruling by the PNG Supreme Court that the facility was illegal and in breach of the constitution. Three weeks later, nearly 400 men have... Read more
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Gulf News
New Zealand donates to refugees at Australian camp in PNGremote facility on the Pacific island nation of Nauru.However, Australia shutte
Gulf News / Posted 9 days ago
remote facility on the Pacific island nation of Nauru.However, Australia shuttered the Manus camp on October 31 after the PNG Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional, leaving an uncertain future for the detainees, who have said they fear for... Read more
10d
Gulf News
Australia should accept New Zealand offer to resettle detained refugees- UNHCRof the 600 refugees detained at the camp refused to leave when Australia offici
Gulf News / Posted 10 days ago
of the 600 refugees detained at the camp refused to leave when Australia officially closed it on October 31 after the PNG Supreme Court ruled the site unconstitutional, citing fears for their safety outside.They are barred from resettling in... Read more
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12d
Gulf News
Dozens leave closed Australia refugee camp in PNGimmigration policy.Around 600 men refused to leave the Manus detention centre a
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
immigration policy.Around 600 men refused to leave the Manus detention centre after it was closed on October 31 following a PNG Supreme Court ruling that it was unconstitutional, citing fears for their safety outside.While some have moved to three... Read more
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13d
Scoop.co.nz
Messages from Manusof mandatory exclusion and indefinite detention and basically abolished the rig
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
of mandatory exclusion and indefinite detention and basically abolished the right to seek asylum in Australia.When the PNG Supreme Court ruled in 2016 that the camp on Manus was illegal, Australia reacted by shutting it down and making the... Read more
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14d
KECI Missoula
Removal of refugees from Manus Island center in worksfar from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 days ago
far from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town of Lorengau. The site's closure follows a PNG Supreme Court ruling last year, that the refugees -- who were not allowed to leave the Australian-run immigration center... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Removal of refugees from Manus Island center in worksfar from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 14 days ago
far from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town of Lorengau. The site's closure follows a PNG Supreme Court ruling last year, that the refugees -- who were not allowed to leave the Australian-run immigration center... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Removal of refugees from Manus Island center in worksfar from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 days ago
far from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town of Lorengau. The site's closure follows a PNG Supreme Court ruling last year, that the refugees -- who were not allowed to leave the Australian-run immigration center... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Removal of refugees from Manus Island center in worksfar from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 days ago
far from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town of Lorengau. The site's closure follows a PNG Supreme Court ruling last year, that the refugees -- who were not allowed to leave the Australian-run immigration center... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Removal of refugees from Manus Island center in worksfar from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 14 days ago
far from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town of Lorengau. The site's closure follows a PNG Supreme Court ruling last year, that the refugees -- who were not allowed to leave the Australian-run immigration center... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Removal of refugees from Manus Island center in worksfar from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 14 days ago
far from residential areas, the proposed new facilities are located in the town of Lorengau. The site's closure follows a PNG Supreme Court ruling last year, that the refugees -- who were not allowed to leave the Australian-run immigration center... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN watchdog urges Australia to end offshore immigrant detentionssolutions for all refugees and asylum-seekers transferred there." That facilit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
solutions for all refugees and asylum-seekers transferred there." That facility was closed more than a week ago after the PNG Supreme Court ruled last year it was unconstitutional, and authorities have warned they will move in using force if... Read more
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Gulf News
PNG warns it will use force to empty Australia refugee campThe remote facility on Manus Island was closed more than a week ago after the P
Gulf News / Posted 15 days ago
The remote facility on Manus Island was closed more than a week ago after the PNG Supreme Court ruled last year it was unconstitutional SYDNEY: Refugees holed up in a closed Australian detention camp on Papua New Guinea were warned Thursday... Read more
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Swissinfo
Papua New Guinea starts dismantling detention camp, threatens forcible evict of asylum seekersPeter Dutton said on Thursday that the situation was "unacceptable...but the go
Swissinfo / Posted 15 days ago
Peter Dutton said on Thursday that the situation was "unacceptable...but the government won't be backing down". The PNG Supreme Court rejected an application by one of the men to restore services on Tuesday, despite pleas from the United... Read more
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15d
Channel NewsAsia
Papua New Guinea starts dismantling detention camp, threatens forcible evictionPeter Dutton said on Thursday that the situation was "unacceptable ... but the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
Peter Dutton said on Thursday that the situation was "unacceptable ... but the government won't be backing down". The PNG Supreme Court rejected an application by one of the men to restore services on Tuesday, despite pleas from the United... Read more
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Reuters
Papua New Guinea starts dismantling detention camp, threatens forcible evict of asylum seekersPeter Dutton said on Thursday that the situation was “unacceptable...but the go
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
Peter Dutton said on Thursday that the situation was “unacceptable...but the government won’t be backing down”. The PNG Supreme Court rejected an application by one of the men to restore services on Tuesday, despite pleas from the United... Read more
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The Border Mail
Authorities prepare to forcibly remove Manus detaineeswe will not leave this prison camp for another prison camp." Lawyers represent
The Border Mail / Posted 15 days ago
we will not leave this prison camp for another prison camp." Lawyers representing Boochani are lodging an appeal with the PNG Supreme Court against its rejection of an application to restore operations at the Manus centre. On Thursday, Manus... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Authorities prepare to forcibly remove Manus detaineeswe will not leave this prison camp for another prison camp." Lawyers represent
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
we will not leave this prison camp for another prison camp." Lawyers representing Boochani are lodging an appeal with the PNG Supreme Court against its rejection of an application to restore operations at the Manus centre. On Thursday, Manus... Read more
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The Courier
Authorities prepare to forcibly remove Manus detaineeswe will not leave this prison camp for another prison camp." Lawyers represent
The Courier / Posted 15 days ago
we will not leave this prison camp for another prison camp." Lawyers representing Boochani are lodging an appeal with the PNG Supreme Court against its rejection of an application to restore operations at the Manus centre. On Thursday, Manus... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Authorities prepare to forcibly remove Manus detaineeswe will not leave this prison camp for another prison camp." Lawyers represent
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
we will not leave this prison camp for another prison camp." Lawyers representing Boochani are lodging an appeal with the PNG Supreme Court against its rejection of an application to restore operations at the Manus centre. On Thursday, Manus... Read more
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The Age
'You have two days': PNG authorities prepare to forcibly remove Manus detaineesjustification to stay, following the Supreme Court's ruling on Tuesday they sho
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
justification to stay, following the Supreme Court's ruling on Tuesday they should move to the new "transit centres". The PNG Supreme Court has upheld a decision to keep the Manus Island detention centre closed, meaning food, water and electricity... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'You have two days': PNG authorities prepare to forcibly remove Manus detaineesjustification to stay, following the Supreme Court's ruling on Tuesday they sho
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
justification to stay, following the Supreme Court's ruling on Tuesday they should move to the new "transit centres". The PNG Supreme Court has upheld a decision to keep the Manus Island detention centre closed, meaning food, water and electricity... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Manus Roundup - refugees vs spin from Canberrais stacked with Aussies. Immigration Minister Thomas uses the very same words a
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
is stacked with Aussies. Immigration Minister Thomas uses the very same words as Dutton. They clearly have a hotline.The PNG Supreme Court judgement of yesterday is self contradictory (sections 5, 9, 11) and a dog’s breakfast. An appeal is being... Read more
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The Age
Manus Island standoff: Peter Dutton insists new accommodation facilities are ready barricaded themselves inside the Papua New Guinea island's mothballed detention
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
barricaded themselves inside the Papua New Guinea island's mothballed detention centre, a week after it was shut down. The PNG Supreme Court has upheld a decision to keep the Manus Island detention centre closed, meaning food, water and electricity... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Manus Island standoff: Peter Dutton insists new accommodation facilities are ready barricaded themselves inside the Papua New Guinea island's mothballed detention
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
barricaded themselves inside the Papua New Guinea island's mothballed detention centre, a week after it was shut down. The PNG Supreme Court has upheld a decision to keep the Manus Island detention centre closed, meaning food, water and electricity... Read more
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Canberra Times
PNG court quashes detainees' last-ditch bid to keep Manus centre openand medical services, arguing their termination was in breach of the PNG consti
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
and medical services, arguing their termination was in breach of the PNG constitution's human rights protections. The PNG Supreme Court has upheld a decision to keep the Manus Island detention centre closed, meaning food, water and electricity... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Turnbull urges men on Manus Island to moveof the PNG authorities," the prime minister said. Ben Lomai, the lawyer for th
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
of the PNG authorities," the prime minister said. Ben Lomai, the lawyer for the group, lodged an application in the PNG Supreme Court on Monday, arguing for services and utilities to be restored based on human rights grounds. An appeal may... Read more
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BBC News
Court rules against restoring Manus servicesfood, running water and medical and security services since the closure. Lawye
BBC News / Posted 17 days ago
food, running water and medical and security services since the closure. Lawyers for the group filed a case in the PNG Supreme Court, arguing for basic services to be reinstated on human rights grounds. They also sought for the men to be... Read more
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Sky News Australia
PNG court rejects Manus applicationlocals at the new accommodation near the main township. Ben Lomai, the lawyer
Sky News Australia / Posted 17 days ago
locals at the new accommodation near the main township. Ben Lomai, the lawyer for the group, lodged an application in the PNG Supreme Court on Monday arguing for services and utilities to be restored based on human rights grounds. 'You cannot... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
PNG court quashes detainees' last-ditch bid to keep Manus centre openthe wishes of local authorities. The stand-off, still going a week after the c
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
the wishes of local authorities. The stand-off, still going a week after the centre was shut down to comply with a 2016 PNG Supreme Court ruling, has been labelled an "unfolding humanitarian emergency" by the office of the United Nations High... Read more
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The Age
PNG court quashes detainees' last-ditch bid to keep Manus centre openthe wishes of local authorities. The stand-off, still going a week after the c
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
the wishes of local authorities. The stand-off, still going a week after the centre was shut down to comply with a 2016 PNG Supreme Court ruling, has been labelled an "unfolding humanitarian emergency" by the office of the United Nations High... Read more
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