Last Remaining Group of Refugees at Australian-Run Pacific Camp Refuse to Leave 1 234 567

Last Remaining Group of Refugees at Australian-Run Pacific Camp Refuse to Leave

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More than 600 asylum seekers are refusing to leave an Australian-run refugee detention center Tuesday, fearing they may be subjected to violence by local residents.The detainees are holding fast to remain in the Manus Island center, located on the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea, despite plans by officials to shut off all water and electricity to the compound by late Tuesday afternoon. Lawyers for the 600-plus men have appealed to Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court for a...

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