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PNG asylum seeker judgment doesn’t bind Australia: Dutton

Tuesday, April 26 2016

The Australian government has said it will not allow any asylum seekers on Manus Island to come here, after Papua New Guinea’s Supreme Court ruled it was illegal to detain them there.
In the decision, which casts uncertainty over a key site of Australia’s offshore processing regime, the court told both the Australian and PNG governments to “forthwith take all steps necessary to cease and prevent the continued unconstitutional and illegal detention of the asylum seekers” and the continued breach of their constitutional and human rights.

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