Hundreds of imprisoned refugees face attack from locals, UN may need to intervene

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Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers held in detention on Manus Island (Papua New Guinea) by the Australian government are in imminent danger. Canberra has closed down facilities, leaving the refugees to their own fate. And detainees are now under attack. In April 2016, the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Supreme Court ruled that the detention centre on Manus was illegal and unconstitutional. Some months later, the PNG government forced Australia to agree to close the centre. But there are still more than 800 men detained there. And now, to avoid further attacks on those remaining, the UN may need to intervene.

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