Human Rights Of Those Detained By Australia On Manus Have Been Breached, PNG Court Rules


“This will cost the Australian government, politically and financially,” advocates say.

Papua New Guinea’s Supreme Court has ruled the human rights of refugees and asylum seekers detained by the Australian government on Manus Island have been breached.

Shin 4dThe court found in April last year that asylum seekers were illegally detained on Manus Island but it has now dismissed an attempt by the PNG government to stop the detainees making compensation claims for…

Refugee Action Coalition spokesperson Ian Rintoul said the finding opened the door for detainees to…

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