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Refugees: Manus Island and Asia

refugees: Currently, the camp at Manus Island is closing, leaving hundreds of refugees in a desperate situation, according to Rabble. Asia Pacific Currents talks to Tamil Refugee Council spokesperson Aran Mylvaganam about the latest situation on Manus Island. On top of turning back boats in acts of piracy on the high seas and deporting refugees back to dangers in countries they escaped from, Australia has created a series of concentration camps for refugees both onshore and offshore. Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia Image Takver/flickr Like this article Please chip in to keep stories like these coming. ( As reported in the news.