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Papua New Guinea court rules detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island illegal - The Guardian

Asylum seekers in the Manus island centre. Papua New Guinea's supreme court has ruled detention there is in breach of the country's constitution. Photograph: Eoin Blackwell/AAP. Australian immigration and asylum. Papua New Guinea court rules detention ...and more »

Manus Island detention centre to close, Papua New Guinea prime minister says - The Guardian

The Australian-run asylum seeker detention centre on Manus Island will be closed, PNG's prime minister has said. Photograph: Ben Doherty for the Guardian. Manus Island. Manus Island detention centre to close, Papua New Guinea prime minister says ...and more »

Manus Island detention centre to be shut, Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says - ABC Online

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says the Manus Island regional processing centre will be closed following a ruling from the country's Supreme Court. Key points: The PNG Supreme Court found the centre was unconstitutional; O'Neill says ...and more »

Papua New Guinea court finds Australia's detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is illegal - Sydney Morning Herald

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says about 900 men being held at the Manus Island detention centre will not be brought to Australia after Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court ruled their detention was illegal. The decision strikes one of the central ...and more »

PNG's Supreme Court rules detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is illegal - ABC Online

Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court has ruled Australia's detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is illegal. Key points: Judges say detention on PNG breached asylum seekers' fundamental human rights; Lawyer says PNG ignored it own laws when taking in ...and more »

PNG court decision forces Australia to act on Manus Island detainees - The Conversation AU

The detention of people transferred from Australia has no valid basis in PNG law. AAP/Eoin Blackwell. PNG court decision forces Australia to act on Manus Island detainees. April 26, 2016 10.18pm EDT. Madeline Gleeson. Author. Madeline Gleeson. Research ...and more »

Manus Island detention: Ministers provide conflicting advice on future of detainees - ABC Online

The future of 850 men being held in the Manus Island detention centre remains in limbo, as senior Australian ministers provide conflicting advice on whether the detainees have any hope of being resettled in Australia. Key points: Dutton, Payne appear ...and more »

Manus Island detention centre to close, PNG Prime Minister says following court bombshell - Sydney Morning Herald

The Manus Island detention centre will close after the Papua New Guinea Supreme Court ruled it was illegal and unconstitutional, PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. 0 ...and more »

Manus detainee climbs tree in rejection of PNG refugee status - The Guardian

Behrouz Boochani climbed a tree on Sunday to prevent guards from moving him to a crowded pre-release centre. Manus Island. Manus detainee climbs tree in rejection of PNG refugee status. 'I have never wanted to resettle in [Papua New Guinea],' says ...and more »

Papua New Guinea Finds Australian Offshore Detention Center Illegal - New York Times

The Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea ruled on Tuesday that the Pacific island nation's detention of people seeking asylum in Australia was illegal, but an Australian official said the decision would not change his country's tough stand on seaborne ...and more »