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Australia’s Desperate Refugee Obstinacy
Turnbull pleads with Trump. He should do the decent thing and bring banished migrants to Australia.
Asylum Seeker’s Body Is Found on Manus Island, and Police Suspect Suicide
The body of the man, who was said to have mental health issues, was discovered by schoolchildren near an Australian center for refugees awaiting resettlement.
Refugees Refuse to Be Moved by Australia: ‘We Are Not Safe Outside’
Hundreds of asylum seekers held under declining conditions on Manus Island, in Papua New Guinea, said they would not relocate without guaranteed protection.
U.N. Says Australia Reneged on Pledge to Accept Some Refugees
The Australian government was accused of having gone back on an agreement to take in some migrants who have close family ties in the country.
Review: ‘Spell Reel’ Shows a Revolution Filmed, on the Leader’s Orders
The documentary digs up movies shot to document Guinea-Bissau’s war of independence from Portugal in the 1960s and ’70s.
Stopping Pandemics Before They Start
Ebola was finally stopped by rushing a vaccine to Africa. Now a project is planning to be more ready for the next pandemic threat.
Australia to Pay $53 Million Settlement to Detainees Held Offshore
The 1,905 current and former asylum seekers housed on Manus Island, a contentious site, sought damages for physical and psychological injuries and for false imprisonment.
Australian Refugee Camp on Manus Island Is Closing, Detainees Say
Asylum seekers said that immigration officials in Papua New Guinea told them that they would need to leave the center.
Australian TV Host Draws Fire for Invoking Offshore Detention on Anzac Day
The Muslim activist’s Facebook post on the holiday honoring Australia’s war dead stirred anger for its references to island detention centers and Syria.
High Court Asked to Limit Detention of Asylum Seekers in Australia for Care
A legal aid group is challenging the extended detention of asylum seekers transferred to Australia from offshore camps for medical treatment or other temporary purposes.
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