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The Only Thing ‘Illegal’ About Asylum Seekers Is The Way Australia Treats Them

On 26 April, 2015, the Papua New Guinea Supreme Court handed down a 5:0 ruling that the detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is illegal.

The Court ruled that detention in Manus breaches section 42 of PNG’s Constitution.

Section 42 of the PNG Constitution provides (in part)…

Source: The Only Thing ‘Illegal’ About Asylum Seekers Is The Way Australia Treats Them | Julian Burnside

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