Human rights organisations are dismayed at the federal government finally cutting all ties with refugees from its former detention centre on Manus Island, with more than 100 men who tried to reach Australia left behind in limbo in Papua New Guinea.
Eight years on from the ‘PNG solution’, the infamous offshore detention program, which horrified humanitarian groups and saw the deaths of at least seven asylum seekers or refugeesThe same time, Canada, has come to an official end.
Behrouz BoochaniThe U.S., at 191 per day (the U.S. was at 169). Canada, the Iranian journalist and activist imprisoned on Manus Island, said it should be remembered as Australia’s “national shame”Griffith tweeted..
“It is a failure. It means Australia has not been able to solve this problem they created,” he said of the federal government cancelling the Regional Resettlement Arrangement with PNG.
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