Showing posts with label Manus Island. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Manus Island. Show all posts

Friday, November 3, 2017

UN says Australia has duty to take care of asylum seekers in PNG

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The UN human rights office called on Australia Friday to restore food, water and health services to some 600 interned refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea, Reuters reports.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

UN Grills Australia Over Refugees, Indigenous People

UN Grills Australia Over Refugees, Indigenous People
The United Nations Human Rights Committee for a second day in Geneva grilled a delegation from Australia over the country’s human rights record, slamming the government’s policies toward refugees and its indigenous population.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

US will honor refugee deal with Australia

The vice president of the United States said in Sydney Saturday that his country will honor a refugee deal with Australia, which the US president has described as "dumb".

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Some Refugees Held in Australian Island Camps to Be Resettled in US

The United States has agreed to resettle an unspecified number of refugees languishing in Pacific island camps in a deal that is expected to inspire more asylum seekers to attempt to reach Australia by boat, officials said on Sunday.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.