Australia

Outrage as Australia walks away from refugee responsibilities

Wednesday 13 October 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Australia, Regional

The Refugee Action Coalition has called Australia's apparent attempt to walk away from its responsibilities for the refugees it dumped in Papua New Guinea an outrage.

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Australia Tells Its Citizens in India Amid COVID Crisis: Don’t Come Home

Monday 3 May 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in Australia, Regional

Critics condemned the move to temporarily bar Australians, including children, as unnecessarily harsh, a violation of citizenship principles and a cultural double standard. Officials say the policy is necessary. Via The New York Times.

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Facebook block hits region hard

Saturday 20 February 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Australia, Economy, National, Regional

As an Australia-wide ban on news content by Facebook continues, it is emerging just how prominent the social media platform has become for Cook Islands residents and people throughout the Pacific region.

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