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Speaking about the controversial Manus Asylum Centre saga, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says the deal was signed and agreed to for the development of...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Australia's offshore refugee detention centres in the Pacific are facing further controversy as the gradual closure and demolition of the...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie speaks to Radio 95bFM's The Wire host Amanda Jane Robinson about security operations...

PNG's National Planning Minister Charles Abel has called on the Australian government to work with Papua New Guinea to facilitate the closing of the...

By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby The deported Iranian refugee who arrived in Port Moresby today from Fiji, Loghman Sawari, was whisked away by heavy...

UPDATED: Loghman Sawari, the Iranian national seeking asylum in Fiji, was taken into custody today and transported to Nadi International Airport where he was...

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sidesteps questions about his reported tense phone conversation with US President Donald Trump. Turnbull adds that he stands up...

By a special correspondent in Jakarta Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, deplores the immigration policy issued by newly inaugurated United States President Donald Trump,...

An Iranian national slipped into Fiji using false documents last week and is seeking asylum after being a refugee on Manus Island in Papua...

By Kerrie Armstrong An independent audit has slammed the Australian Department of Immigration's running of the Nauru and Manus Island detention centres, saying department officials...

Fear and Desperation: Refugees and Migrants Pour into Greece. Prizewinning footage shot in October 2015 – March 2016, Greece. Video: Rory Peck Awards Will Vassilopoulos,...

This Al Jazeera report on YouTube says a leaked Nauru report highlights "appalling" refugee conditions. More than 2000 incidents, including sexual abuse, assault and attempted...

Australia is deliberately ignoring the inhumane treatment of refugees held on the South Pacific island of Nauru as a means of deterring others from...

"Shoot me!" The voices of Sri Lankan refugees - a heartbreaking video. Indonesian authorities refuse to allow the 44 Sri Lankans  leave a boat...

The NBC News report on Belden Namah's appeal to the nation, presented by Jerry Tave. By Raymond Ginio in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's former opposition...

The Invisible Picture Show, an animation made by End Child Detention on Vimeo. Basic rights for refugee children is an issue troubling some South-East Asian...

The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea has announced the Manus Island immigration detention centre will be closed down after the country's Supreme Court...

Papua New Guinea’s Supreme Court has ruled Australia’s detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is illegal. A copy of the PNG Supreme Court judgment...

By Phil Robertson The scene happens every day in capitals across south-east Asia: a strategy session in an ambassador’s ornate sitting room over coffee with...

From SBS News Scores of asylum-seeker families, including babies born in Australia, face the prospect of deportation to Nauru after a High Court ruling, reports...

From ETAN/The Straits Times By Jonathan Pearlman in Perth Australia has adopted some of the world's toughest policies against refugees in recent years and will not...

Report from Pacific Media Centre Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa on Rote Island, Indonesia The captain of an asylum seeker boat who said he was paid...