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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...

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...

Pacific Media Centre News Desk Digital verification of images and videos establish that bullets were fired directly into the Manus refugee centre last month, putting...

By Sally Pokiton inn Port Moresby The 2017 New Guinea Islands national security operation for the general elections will be launched on Manus Island today. Police...

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...

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...

The Australian government’s recent announcement to ban Manus Island and Nauru refugees arriving to the country by boat goes against international law, says Amnesty...

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

Young children are among the hundreds that are kept in the Australian detention centre for asylum seekers on Manus Island where there have been persistent...

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...

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...

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...