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OPINION: By Sharon Harvey and Sorowar Chowdhury The plight of the Rohingya people has hit the international headlines again. Following the August clashes in Rakhine...

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...

The global refugee system is failing ... here is how it can be fixed, says Professor Alexander Betts. Video: TedTalks By Jeremaiah M. Opiniano in...

By Kirsty Johnston of The New Zealand Herald Most of Golriz Ghahraman's childhood memories are of war. She remembers howling sirens, sending families scurrying into basements....

The Venice film festival has just ended, and one of the most challenging movies was the documentary Human Flow by Chinese artist and activist...

By Konradus Epa in Atambua, Indonesia Rostiana Bareto experienced tough living conditions as a refugee when she and her family settled in Atambua, western Timor,...

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

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Foreign companies are profiting off human rights abuses carried out at the Australian offshore refugee processing centre on Nauru, Amnesty...

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...

EMTV News report of the court hearing in Port Moresby yesterday. By Sally Pokiton in Port Moresby The trial against Iranian refugee Loghman Sawari, who fled...

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...

ANALYSIS: By Steve Sawyer Looking back at 2016, it’s easier to come up with a list of bad things that happened than good: Brexit,...

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,...

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...