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Australia: Asylum seekers held in cruel and prison-like regime on Manus Island

Headline Title:  Australia: Asylum seekers held in cruel and prison-like regime on Manus Island 11 December 2013 The Australian government is holding more than 1,000 asylum seekers in shameful conditions in a processing centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, said Amnesty International.   A report published today details how asylum seekers are being held in a prison-like regime, in extremely cramped compounds in stifling heat, while being denied sufficient water and medical help. Most have fled horrific situations and risked their lives in their efforts to reach Australia.   “This…

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