Manus camp stormed, refugees forced out: after 4 and half years still no safe place to go

Manus camp stormed, refugees forced out: after 4 and half years still no safe place to go

This morning PNG armed forces have again stormed the Manus Island regional processing centre. Reports say they are beating the men and forcing them to leave. This follows yesterday’s actions where approximately 50 of the 400 men were forced to move to accommodation that two days earlier the UN had found was unsafe and unready.

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Scathing UN report slams Australia as refugees on Manus abandoned to danger

Scathing UN report slams Australia as refugees on Manus abandoned to danger

Australia was condemned overnight by a UN Human Rights Committee for its human rights record on a range of issues including refugees, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ rights, youth justice and democratic freedoms. Australia was condemned overnight by a UN Human Rights Committee for its human rights record on a range of issues including refugees, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ rights, youth justice and democratic freedoms. The UN Committee honed in on Australia’s cruelty to refugees as the crisis on Manus Island continues to escalate. The Committee urged the Government to evacuate every man currently held on Manus and bring them to safety in Australia.

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