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Life June 16, 2018
Manus Island poem
Detained on Manus Island for five years, journalist Behrouz Boochani has recorded the experience in film, essays and poetry.
News December 09, 2017
A letter from Manus Island
After four years of detention on Manus Island, the author writes a poet’s manifesto for the refugee resistance in which he has found himself to be a central figure.
Opinion March 03, 2018
Policy of exile
“Anti-Australian sentiment grows among Manusians, as they believe Australia exploits their tiny island with a colonial mentality that never retreated. People in the forest villages beside Hillside and West Haus are kind towards refugees, but they have …”
News July 29, 2017
Rising tension on Manus Island
As the Manus Island detention centre is closed, refugees are under mounting pressure to resettle in an area of PNG where they are unsafe and unwanted.
Life May 06, 2017
An island off Manus
On a tiny island off the coast of Manus, a local family offers asylum seekers kindness and some respite from their ordeal.
Opinion May 28, 2016
Damned lies, News Corp and Manus Island refugees
“We are the victims of this policy; and for three years, we have been taken as hostages in an official and exiled approach.”
News April 16, 2016
Manus Island’s appalling health care record
Manus Island claims to have a properly equipped hospital, but for detainees requiring more than just a painkiller, the facilities are grossly inadequate.