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Manus Island was the unique setting for this Sydney Film Festival documentary collaboration between Iranian-Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani and a Dutch filmmaker using footage...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in condemning the reported arrest of...

OPINION: By Chris Trotter You have to go a long way to find anything remotely resembling Australia’s current treatment of New Zealand. For a supposedly friendly...

Papua New Guinea immigration officials last week started dismantling parts of a prison camp housing hundreds of defiant refugees as an evacuation deadline loomed...

The squalor faced by Manus Island refugees in Papua New Guinea. TRT video Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand activists have chained themselves to the gates...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Black-and-white photographs are aiming to start a conversation and dispel myths around former refugees and asylum seekers in New Zealand....

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Australian government will be offering money to refugees on Manus Island who agree to return to their home countries as...

Manus Island prison ... as reported by Leah Harding about Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Boochani and the docomentary Chauka: Please Tell Us The Time at...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Forty minutes of solidarity marked New Zealand’s stand with refugees imprisoned in Australia’s offshore detention centres across the Pacific today. More...

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...

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...

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

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...

Wilson Security has confirmed that it will not renew its contract for its security service in the controversial Papua New Guinea and Nauru detention...

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

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...

As tensions in Nauru continue to simmer, asylum seekers in Australia's other immigration centre on Manus Island have been told they would either be...

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 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...