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Australian and PNG authorities must respect asylum seekers’ right to protest

Headline Title:  Australian and PNG authorities must respect asylum seekers’ right to protest 19 January 2015  Amnesty International is calling on the governments of Australia and Papua New Guinea to protect the rights and welfare of asylum seekers currently protesting their detention in the Manus Island Detention Centre.  Hunger strikes  "The authorities must, as far as possible, ensure the health, welfare and safety of protesting detainees, and respect their right to protest peacefully, including through hunger strikes," said Graeme McGregor, Refugee Campaign…

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