Papua New Guinea starts dismantling detention camp
SYDNEY (Reuters) Papua New Guinea Canada Goose Coats On Sale began dismantling a shuttered Australian run immigration canada goose uk black friday detention center on Thursday and warned it will use force if necessary to evict nearly 600 men if they refuse to leave within two days, according to women’s canada goose a notice posted at the camp.
Asylum seekers protest on Manus Island, Papua New uk canada goose Guinea, in this picture taken from social media November 6, 2017. Social Media/Handout via REUTERS
The asylum seekers have barricaded themselves inside the Manus island center for the past nine days, defying attempts by Australia and Papua New Guinea to close the camp in a standoff canada goose clearance the United Nations describes as https://www.canadagooseoutlet4online.com a humanitarian crisis
The men fear violent reprisals from the Manus island community if they move from the camp to three transit centers, pending possible resettlement to the United States. The camp was closed on Oct. 31 buy canada goose jacket and water and power have been cut uk canada goose outlet off.
The men inside the camp, who include asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iran, Myanmar, Pakistan, Canada Goose Jackets Sri Lanka, and Syria, said Canada Goose Parka they will continue to defy attempts to shut the camp.
They said they had exhausted their food supplies and were relying on rainwater to drink. Several Canada Goose online of the men told Reuters that nearly 100 of them had canada goose coats on sale fallen sick.
The notice added that demolition of fences would begin on cheap canada goose uk Thursday. Behrouz Boochani, a Kurdish canada goose uk outlet journalist from Iran who canada goose has been detained on Manus island for more than four canada goose store years, said on Twitter that workers had begun that task.
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Australia has used the Manus island center, and another on the tiny Pacific island of Nauru, to detain asylum seekers who try to reach Canada Goose sale its shores by boat. It says boat arrivals will never enter Australia, even if they are found to be refugees, as this would encourage people smugglers in Asia.
Papua New Guinea High Court ruled last year that the Manus center, first opened in 2001, was illegal and the camp closed on Oct. 31, when Australian funded canada goose uk shop security canada goose coats staff withdrew.
Thursday PNG government notice said the camp will soon revert to the control of the nation military and anyone there unlawfully will be liable for arrest. Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O on Wednesday said means would be used to apprehend those responsible for
Australia Canada Goose Outlet Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said on canada goose clearance sale Thursday that the situation was the government won be backing down
The PNG Supreme Court rejected an application by one of the men to restore cheap Canada Goose services on Tuesday, buy canada goose jacket cheap despite pleas from the United Nations to make food, water, medical supplies and power available. Lawyers for the asylum seekers are due to lodge canada goose black friday sale an appeal against later on Thursday.