In a ground-breaking decision, the Papua New Guinean Supreme Court has ruled that offshore detention of asylum seekers and refugees by Australia and Papua New Guinea is unconstitutional and illegal. This blog examines the judgment and its implications.
When your research visa gets revoked by the political leaders of the world’s smallest republic due to “security fears”, you know you are about to hit something. Indeed, being unable to enter a country that others cannot leave provides food for thought.
Recently, riots broke out in the smallest island nation in the world: Nauru. Hundreds of asylum seekers escaped from a detention centre and destroyed 80% of the buildings in the country.