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The Australian Senate has repealed the medevac laws which eased the transfer of sick refugees from Nauru and Papua New Guinea to Australia.
About 50 activists flew the Morning Star flag at New Zealand's Parliament on Monday to mark the 58th anniversary of the declaration of West Papuan independence. Audio
Former Manus Island refugee Behrouz Boochani has sounded a grim warning about the fate of asylum seekers still detained in Papua New Guinea. Audio
Rescuing asylum seekers from detention in Papua New Guinea's Bomana prison complex is the aim of a group privately sponsoring the resettlement of refugees in Canada. Audio
After spilling toxic slurry into the ocean, PNG's Ramu nickel mine is back in operation after a week's closure but locals are unhappy with the miner. Audio
The rate of self-harm by asylum seekers held in Nauru is more than 200 times higher than the rate of hospital-treated self-harm in the Australian community, a new study shows. Audio
Australia is using harsh conditions to coerce Manus Island asylum seekers into accepting repatriation, the Catholic Church in Papua New Guinea says. Audio
A medical doctor from Afghanistan who was detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island has died in Australia. Audio
Australia should help Manus Island develop industries like tourism, a journalist who covers refugee detention in Papua New Guinea says. Audio
Preserving and strengthening the Pacific's booming coconut industry has been discussed in Samoa at the annual Pacific Week of Agriculture. Audio
Questions are being asked in the aftermath of the tragedy at Indagen, where 13 pilgrims froze to death on the way to a church celebration in Papua New Guinea. Audio
Manus Island refugees being moved to Papua New Guinea's capital Port Moresby say they fear they'll be forgotten. Audio
Asylum seekers sent to a new detention centre in Papua New Guinea are the victims of a flawed process, a refugee advocate says. Audio
World Refugee Day dawned in the Pacific with a plea from the United Nations for Australia to take better care of the refugees it detains offshore. Audio
Manus Island refugees could escape Papua New Guinea once they're awarded compensation by its courts, their lawyer says.
A spate of suicide attempts among refugees detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island has followed the Liberal party's shock victory in the Australian election.
As the number of refugees attempting suicide continues to rise, the police commander on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island has called for the government to intervene.
It's been good for Australia to have an election campaign free of scare mongering about refugees, a Manus Island refugee says.
Stories about kidnappers harvesting organs in Port Moresby are highly unlikely, the Papua New Guinea Doctors Association says. Audio
It's barbaric a suicidal refugee was held in a police cell on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island, an advocate says. Audio
An outbreak of typhoid fever has struck refugees detained by Australia on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island.
Groups opposed to sea bed mining in Papua New Guinea want the government to cancel licences given to embattled miner Nautilus.
A new council at the university of Papua New Guinea could soon be appointed, an academic who led last week's staff boycott says.
Staff providing services to refugees on Manus Island have walked off the job in protest. Audio
Australia's opposition should force New Zealand's refugee resettlement offer through parliament, Manus refugees say.