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Australian Asylum Seekers Told To Choose Life In Jail Or Risk Death In Home Countries
"It’s essentially putting people who need protection into limbo or detention forever."
Eric Gaillard / Reuters
Pamela Anderson Slams Australia’s Treatment Of Refugee’s Dog In Papua New Guinea
By Josh Butler, HuffPost
“Recent reporting from the camps indicates a new level of violence and suffering,” the actress and animal rights activist writes.
David Gray / Reuters
Police Storm Detention Center As Australia Slammed Over 'Humanitarian Crisis'
“Australia has in effect created and then abandoned a humanitarian crisis," a UN watchdog group said of the situation on Manus Island.
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Iranian Man Who Hoped To Reach Australia Dies Near Manus Island Detention Center
By Eoin Blackwell, HuffPost Australia
Rights groups have pleaded with the Australian government to evacuate the center.
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Australia Agrees To Close Refugee Detention Centre On Manus Island
The ultimate fate of 800 asylum seekers held in the camp remains unclear.
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Exporting Australia's Asylum Policies
Director of the Refugee Rights Program at Human Rights Watch
The Refugee Convention, which both New Zealand and Australia have ratified, recognizes that refugees may need to enter a country illegally for protection and should not be punished on that account. But the New Zealand bill would treat asylum seekers differently depending on how they arrived.
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