Manus Island is part of Manus Province in northern Papua New Guinea and is the largest of the Admiralty Islands. It is the fifth-largest island in Papua New. Latest news and comment on Manus Island and Papua New Guinea. 19 hours ago Two woman hold placards at a Sydney rally in support of Manus Island refugees. The Australian Medical Association wants doctors to be. 1 day ago There are few options left for the asylum seekers remaining on Manus Island. Marcella Cheng/The Conversation, CC BY-NC-ND. 18 hours ago Photo: Police say they will not use force to remove those still inside the Manus Island detention centre. (Twitter: Abdul Aziz Adam). Australia holds asylum seekers arriving by boat in camps on PNG's Manus Island and the small Pacific nation of Nauru. The Manus Island. 2 days ago It has been more than two weeks since the Manus Island detention centre was decommissioned. There's about 400 refugees refusing to be. 2 days ago Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has pledged $3 million to Papua New Guinea and aid agencies to help care for refugees on Manus Island as. The center on Manus Island was set to be cleared Monday, ahead of. the tension that is now being expressed by the locals on Manus Island.
Latest news and comment on Manus Island and Papua New Guinea .183; The Australian government has agreed to pay detainees on Manus Island more than $70 million (US$52.75 million) in the "largest settlement in a human rights. A refugee in Australia's immigration detention network on Manus Island has died, with local police suggesting the man may have taken his own life. Why are asylum seekers held on Manus and Nauru? Manus Island and Nauru first became the locations for Australia’s offshore immigration detention centres in 2001. An asylum seeker has died on Manus Island, police on the island have confirmed. AN asylum seeker has died on Manus Island overnight. In August, an Iranian asylum seeker, Hamed Shamshiripour, was also found dead on Manus Island. Australia has said the centre will close by 31 October after a PNG. THREE refugees on Manus Island have been attacked — two with machetes — and robbed as the forced relocation of asylum seekers from the detention centre continues. Why Australia's detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island are still open. Oscar-winning filmmaker Eva Orner on documenting life inside Nauru and Manus and the. People at the Manus Island detention centre who are waiting to hear if they can resettle in the United States are being offered transfers to Nauru, but one refugee.