Tag Archives: Papua New Guinea

More Manus Island, Nauru Refugees Moved to US

Australia and Papua New Guinea: RNZ reports 40 more refugees, who were detained in Papua New Guinea and Nauru by Australia, have been transferred to the United States for resettlement. Ads-Up, a US based group of Australian volunteers supporting refugees … Continue reading

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Newcrest in Papua New Guinea Aid Effort

Australia: Australia’s mining companyNEWCREST has put $600,000 towards a United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund initiative to get personal protective equipment to Papua New Guinea’s frontline health workers. Source: Australia Mining Monthly https://bit.ly/2BbECnE

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Dozens More Manus Refugees Fly to America

Australia and Papua New Guinea: Dozens more refugees have left Manus Island for the United States despite coronavirus lockdowns and travel restrictions. The men were transferred under a deal struck between Canberra and Washington in 2016. Source: Deniliquin Pastoral Times: … Continue reading

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Detained Refugees Look to Courts for Covid-19 Protection

Australia and Papua New Guinea : The Human Rights Law Centre has filed a legal challenge in the High Court on behalf of refugees detained in Australia to protect them from Corona. A number of them have underlying health conditions … Continue reading

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