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Failed asylum seekers choose to accept cash from Australia and return to home countries

Failed asylum seekers choose to accept cash from Australia and return to home countries

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by March 7, 2017 Pacific News, Regional News

PORT MORESBY, 03 MARCH 2017 (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES) — Several asylum seekers who were held at the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea reportedly decided to accept money from Australia to go back to their home countries, according to refugees and officials.

It was previously reported that refugees were pressured to meet with Australian officials and were forced to take up to AUD$25,000 (approx US$18,900) to return to their home countries or face deportation. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

 

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