Papua New Guinea Will Close Australia’s Manus Island Detention Center — TIME

The detention center used by Australia to house asylum seekers on Manus Island will close, Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Prime Minister Peter O’Neill announced Wednesday, after the nation’s Supreme Court ruled that the confinement of refugees at the camp was illegal. “PNG will immediately ask the Australian Government to make alternative arrangements for the asylum…

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