Australia/Papua New Guinea: The Pacific Non-Solution

Flag_of_Papua_New_Guinea.svgJuly 15, 2015 – Reported by Human Rights Watch – (Sydney) – More than 850 asylum seekers and 87 refugees are detained indefinitely in poor conditions on Manus Island two years after Australia announced it would process and resettle “boat people” in Papua New Guinea (PNG), Human Rights Watch and the Human Rights Law Centre said today.

Since January 2015, PNG and Australian authorities have transferred 40 men found to be refugees to a transit center, but they are still prevented from leaving Manus Island and are denied opportunities to work and study…story continues below…

via Australia/Papua New Guinea: The Pacific Non-Solution | Human Rights Watch.

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