United Nations urges humane approach to Manus Island crisis
14 November, 2017, 00:28 | Author: Dustin Murphy
Hundreds of men have refused to leave the Manus Island camp in an increasingly tense stand-off with authorities since Australia declared the facility closed on October 31 and shut off electricity and water.
The group, Peace Action Wellington, says it plans to stop workers from exiting to raise awareness of what they say is an abuse of human rights for the 600 refugees still at the decommissioned Manus Island.
"We see that we have a role to play here, we're very eager to play that role and as I say I'll be having another conversation with the Prime Minister in the Philippines".
Ms Ardern has continued to push New Zealand's offer to accept 150 refugees and asylum seekers from Australia's offshore detention centres since her first face-to-face meeting with her Australian counterpart in Sydney a week ago.
Last week Ms Ardern offered for New Zealand to accept 150 refugee and asylum seekers now detained in a number of Australia's offshore centres. "No matter what label you put on it there is absolute need and there is harm being done", Ardern said.
She said New Zealand has the capacity to help the refugees and should be talking with the PNG government directly to solve "this humanitarian crisis".
There are 400 refugees and asylum seekers who have barricaded themselves inside the mothballed detention centre.
"I see the human face of this issue". Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill on Wednesday said "appropriate means" would be used to apprehend those responsible for "disruption". I think it's clear that we don't see what's happening there as acceptable, that's why the offer's there'.
Ms Ardern said it was faster to organise the logistics of any deal with Australia.
As Australia had undertaken preliminary screening of the refugees and held their files, that was likely to be the swiftest way to make an arrangement.
But National's foreign affairs spokesman Gerry Brownlee said it was "surprising she's made a decision to go so hard on the Australians".
"What Australia is doing is inhumane, and that is why we are here locking down the Australian high commission".
According to an Australian journalist, Ardern and Turnbull "chatted informally" early Monday morning (NZT) following her remarks, although it was unclear whether Manus had been mentioned.
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There will be a soup, bake and craft sale with vendors at the Beech Creek-Blanchard Fire Company Social Hall from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Groups from the school system participating included music ensembles from Veterans Elementary and the Howard High School JROTC.
One hundred Chinese students were enrolled this year on an MBA course at the institute, the local paper said. Paul, a communications student at the IGS campus told local media: "I was in class and I heard sirens".
The tourism department of Andhra Pradesh had given permission for private agencies to operate boats to Bhavani Island regularly. Some of the survivors complained that the police that the boat was shaking right from moment it started from Bhavani Island.
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