Australian asylum camp reopens in Papua New Guinea
Australia has transferred the first group of asylum seekers to a processing centre in Papua New Guinea, immigration officials say.
A flight carrying 19 asylum seekers from Sri Lanka and Iran arrived in PNG early on Wednesday. They will be the first detainees at the newly-reopened camp on Manus Island.
Australia has also recently reopened an offshore processing centre on Nauru, as it puts back in place a controversial policy it ended four years ago.
Duncan Kennedy reports.
- From the section Asia