Refugees Trapped Far From Home, Farther From Deliverance
The New York Times sent journalists into a contested detention camp in Papua New Guinea to investigate Australia’s refugee policy, and the resistance rising against it.
British Explorer Is Rescued From Remote Forest in Papua New Guinea
Benedict Allen was trying to reconnect with a tribe he had met 30 years ago.
Australia’s Refugee Policy of Cruelty
Now that the conditions for refugees on Manus Island are being exposed, you might think Australians will demand a change. It’s highly unlikely.
Australia Is Responsible for Manus Island Refugees, U.N. Says
A rebuke by the United Nations Human Rights Committee came as the authorities in Papua New Guinea vowed to remove as many as 600 men by force.
Landing in Manus
This week’s newsletter brings us to Papua New Guinea, with more coverage to come.
Manus Island Refugees Fail to Get Power, Water and Food Restored
A ruling by the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea dealt a blow to 600 migrants who refuse to leave a shuttered detention center set up by Australia.
What Is Happening on Manus Island? The Detainee Crisis Explained
Water and electricity have been cut off to a Papua New Guinea detainee camp, but hundreds of asylum seekers are refusing to let Australia move them.
Refugees, Made Visible
This week’s Australia Letter explores what we see and what we miss when we discuss refugees all over the world.
Manus Island Refugees, Ordered to Leave Camp, Fear for Their Safety
More than 600 migrants, intercepted at sea and held in Papua New Guinea after trying to seek asylum in Australia, have resisted efforts to relocate them.
Ancient Skull May Be History’s Earliest Known Tsunami Victim
The 6,000-year-old Aitape skull, found in Papua New Guinea in 1929, was excavated from sediments that contain telltale signs of ocean water left behind by a tsunami.
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