More refugees leave Manus for US as Coalition backbenchers demand action

The Manus Island detention centre, Papua New Guinea. Picture: AAP

PORT MORESBY, 17 OCTOBER 2018 (SBS) – Seventeen refugees departed Manus Island on Tuesday, bound for the US. A spokesperson for the Department of Home Affairs confirmed to SBS News the group had left the island. According to the Refugee Action Coalition, the cohort included six Afghans, five Pakistanis, five Rohingya and one Bangladeshi. But […]

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