Catholic church calls for Manus detention deadline

A refugee protest at the East Lorengau Tranist Centre, 24-11-18. Picture: RNZ/Behrouz Boochani

Papua New Guinea should negotiate a deadline with Australia for the removal of refugees from Manus Island, the Catholic church says. The request was made in a letter to the PNG prime minister, Peter O’Neill, from the general secretary of the Catholic Bishops Conference of PNG. Giorgio Licini said ending almost six years of indefinite […]

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