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Australia's highest court says policy of sending asylum seekers to migrant camps in Papua New Guinea is valid.

SYDNEY " Australia's highest court says policy of sending asylum seekers to migrant camps in Papua New Guinea is valid.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Australian court: Refugee camp in Papua New Guinea is legal.

SYDNEY " Australia's highest court ruled on Thursday that the country's policy of sending asylum seekers who try to reach its shores by boat to migrant camps in Papua New Guinea is valid, despite Papua New Guinea's court ruling...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

PNG expands security crackdown to quell post-election violence.

Papua New Guinea's Government sends extra military and police personnel to two highland provinces in an attempt to stop fighting triggered by disputed election results.

- ABC News - AU

India start campaign against Australia.

Three-time champions India and Australia are set to clash in their tournament opener of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup scheduled to be held from January 13 to February 3 next year.India and Australia are clubbed together in Group B along with Zimbabwe and East Asia Pacific qualifier Papua New Guinea, according to the ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

India face Australia in ICC U19 World Cup opener.

Dubai, Aug 17 Three-time champions India and Australia will lock horns in their tournament opener of the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup, to be held in New Zealand from January 13 to February 3 next year. India are clubbed with Australia, Zimbabwe and East Asia Pacific qualifier Papua New Guinea in Group B, an International ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Australian court: Refugee camp in Papua New Guinea is legal.

Australia's highest court has ruled that the country's policy of sending asylum seekers to migrant camps in Papua New Guinea is valid

- The Daily Star - LB

Australia Rules That Sending Refugees to Detention Camps in Papua New Guinea is Legal.

Papua New Guinea has ruled the practice unconstitutional

- TIME Magazine - US

Australian court: Refugee camp in Papua New Guinea is legal.

Australia's highest court has ruled that the country's policy of sending asylum seekers to migrant camps in Papua New Guinea is valid.

- FOX News - US

Australian court: Refugee camp in Papua New Guinea is legal.

- Townhall.com - US

High Court challenge to offshore immigration detention power fails.

The decision reveals the striking breadth of the government's power to deal with asylum seekers and refugees in ways that directly contravene international law. AAP/Eoin BlackwellThe High Court has today rejected a claim that the Australian government can only exercise its powers outside Australia for purposes that would be ...

- The Conversation - UK

Flash floods hit Freeport Indonesia's mining operations.

JAKARTA - Flash floods have left one worker missing and caused extensive damage to a power plant at U.S.-owned miner Freeport Indonesia's operations in the eastern-most province of Papua, company officials said on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

Family of dead refugee want investigation done in Australia

The family of an Iranian refugee who died on Manus Island fears the Australian Government could avoid responsibility for his death, their lawyer says, because it is being investigated in Papua New Guinea.

- ABC News - AU

PNG Government staff locked out of offices because of failure to pay rent

A landlord in Papua New Guinea locks staff at several key government agencies out of their offices because the PNG Government has not paid their rent.  

- ABC News - AU

Papua New Guinea: Family visit brings hope in East New Britain

Article | The affection Soaka* still had for her son was clear. Stepping from a Correctional Services bus in Kinabot, East New Britain, Rabbie* extended his right hand. Soaka ignored the gesture and went straight in for a motherly hug.

- ICRC - INT

Catholic Bishops Urge Care for Sea & People of West Papua

14 August 2017 - Catholic Bishops urge care for the sea and support the indigenous people of West Papua.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Big Men, No Women: Politics in Papua New Guinea

PNG's loose party politics leads to perpetual government by a series of unstable coalitions.

- The Diplomat - US

Global union heads to Indonesia to defend Freeport workers

The fight between West Papuan workers and the mining giant Freeport-McMoRan intensifies with the US-owned company accused of denying health care for striking workers and education for their children.

- ABC News - AU

UN refugee agency voices 'grave concern' as crisis escalates at Manus Island processing centre

The United Nations refugee agency today expressed a grave concern over the deteriorating conditions for refugees and asylum seekers at Australia's offshore immigration processing facility on the Manus Island of Papua New Guinea.

- UN - INT

Papua New Guinea: Officials increase awareness of laws of war

News release | Port Moresby - The ICRC this week conducted a training session on International Humanitarian Law for officials of the PNG Government, at the invitation of the recently established National IHL Committee."This training session is the firs

- ICRC - INT

During Genocide, Trump Intervenes for Himself and Friends

In Papua New Guinea, the Trump administration is combining its fondness for extractive industries with its disregard for human rights.

- FPIF - US

Indonesia's Unresolved Police Killings in Papua

Twenty-eight-year-old Yulius Pigai of West Papua's remote Deiyai regency is the latest native Papuan shot dead by Indonesian police. Expand Shell casings allegedly found at the site of the shooting in West Papua, Indonesia, 2017. © 2017 Paniai Customary Council The police account of the incident is that police opened ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Papua New Guinea: Officials increase awareness of laws of war

News release | Port Moresby - The International Committee of the Red Cross this week conducted a training session on International Humanitarian Law for officials of the PNG Government, at the invitation of the recently established National IHL C

- ICRC - INT

'A Tragic, Forgotten Place.' Poverty and Death in Indonesia's Land of Gold

Very few have reached the Papuan highlands, where locals have long reported extrajudicial killings, rape and torture at the hands of Indonesian police

- TIME Magazine - US

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