Woman Raped in Australian Offshore Detention Camp Won't Be Allowed to Travel for Abortion
The African woman was raped after she fell unconscious but abortion is illegal on the island of Nauru. Also on Friday, a refugee died after setting himself on fire at the same facility two days ago.
Australia Refuses to Take Asylum Seekers as Papua New Guinea Says It Will Close Offshore Center
PNG's Prime Minister has ordered the controversial asylum detention center to close, and a refugee on the island of Nauru has set himself on fire in desperation — but Australia isn't budging.
Australia's Offshore Asylum Seeker Detention Center Is Ruled Illegal
Australia's asylum policy and its detention centers in Papua New Guinea have been internationally criticized for being inhumane. Now PNG's Supreme Court says the center on Manus Island must close.