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Is PNG trying to pervert justice for Manus Island asylum seekers?

Is PNG trying to pervert justice for Manus Island asylum seekers?

While injustices on Nauru receive a good airing, not many people are talking about what's happening in Papua New Guinea right now.

Crikey Worm: Keneally nominates for Dasher’s Senate seat

Crikey Worm: Keneally nominates for Dasher’s Senate seat

Good morning, early birds. Former state premier turned Sky News commentator Kristina Keneally has put her hand up to take Dasher's Senate seat. Plus, Papua New Guinea turns up the heat on Australia. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Dutton, in cahoots with PNG authorities, blatantly disregards Supreme Court decision

Dutton, in cahoots with PNG authorities, blatantly disregards Supreme Court decision

Earlier this year, the PNG Supreme Court declared Australia's offshore detention program on Manus Island unlawful, expecting Australia would be sufficiently chastened, and take steps to wind back its illegal activities. That, however, is not what happened.

Dump gay refugees in third country, Pezzullo says

Dump gay refugees in third country, Pezzullo says

LGBTI refugees should be sent to another country by PNG, says the head of Immigration, but it's nothing to do with Australia. And the real victims of offshore processing are bureaucrats hurt by criticism.

Nauru files: this is Australia’s Abu Ghraib moment

Nauru files: this is Australia’s Abu Ghraib moment

This leak has exposed the years of denials, obfuscation and the consistent attempts to keep conditions for those detained on Nauru out of the eye of the Australian public, writes foreign correspondent John Martinkus.

How (and why) Australia is trying to usurp the PNG govt

How (and why) Australia is trying to usurp the PNG govt

Every event of civil unrest that has led to the downfall of a regional leader who dared to oppose Australian policy has been designed to demonise and depose that leader, writes former foreign correspondent John Martinkus.

Front page of the day: No smokers here!

Front page of the day: No smokers here!

Why are we giving asylum seekers cigarettes over phones anyway?

PNG gives middle finger to selfish Australian overlords — and good on them

PNG gives middle finger to selfish Australian overlords — and good on them

In Australia, we thought we had found a “solution” to asylum seekers with our own tropical concentration camp on Manus. Not so, says that country's Supreme Court. Freelance journalist John Martinkus reports.

Spotlight on Cambodia as it debates returning 13 Vietnamese asylum seekers

Spotlight on Cambodia as it debates returning 13 Vietnamese asylum seekers

Cambodia's treatment of 13 recently arrived Vietnamese asylum seekers will make or break Immigration Minister Scott Morrison's refugee deal.

Life in PNG: violence and brutality inside — and outside — detention

Life in PNG: violence and brutality inside — and outside — detention

The Manus Island detention centre might not be the most dangerous place to be in Papua New Guinea, writes an Australian expat in Port Moresby.