PNG police enter Manus asylum centre, Australia confirms

PNG police enter Manus asylum centre, Australia confirms
 

Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have entered a former Australian-run detention centre in a bid to get asylum seekers who remain there to leave, the Australian government has confirmed.
Hundreds of men have refused to leave the Manus Island centre since it was shut down on 31 October, citing fears for their safety.
On Thursday, multiple men inside centre reported that PNG police had given them a one-hour deadline to leave the camp.
Australia said it was a PNG operation.
Under a controversial policy, Australia has detained asylum seekers who arrive by boat in camps on Manus Island and Nauru,... read more

 
22 November 2017 in World News, Views: 56
Source: BBC
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