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Pressure Grows on New Zealand to Bypass Australia To Help Manus Island Refugees

WorldNews Tuesday, 14 November 2017 ()
Pressure Grows on New Zealand to Bypass Australia To Help Manus Island RefugeesRefugee advocates in New Zealand and Australia are calling for the new Labour government to bypass talks with Australia on Monday in order to help resolve the ongoing humanitarian crisis of the refugees refusing to leave Manus Island, according to The Guardian. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern previously offered to take 150 of the 600 refugees and asylum seekers that have barricaded themselves inside the former detention center on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. Australia cut off power, running water, and food deliveries to the camp so the men are living without sanitation facilities or medical treatment, but they also claim that they are unsafe in PNG if they were to leave the camp....
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News video: Refugees in Former Detention Centre in Need of Urgent Medical Attention, Activists Say

Refugees in Former Detention Centre in Need of Urgent Medical Attention, Activists Say 10:27

Footage taken on November 16 from inside the former detention centre on Manus Island showed squalid conditions and refugees appealing for urgent medical treatment for those suffering from illness.The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, a major refugee support organisation in Australia, gained access to...

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