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The long-forgotten classified emails that tie Morrison to Manus

The long-forgotten classified emails that tie Morrison to Manus

On Monday, Scott Morrison panned the Labor Party for stranding refugees on Manus. However, a series of emails from 2014 illustrates his thinking when he was the Minister of Immigration.

“80% on Manus have severe mental health issues” – Director of Human Rights Watch speaks out

Manus Island continues to be a humanitarian crisis. Elaine Pearson, the director of Human Rights Watch Australia believes that while headlines have changed, the facts have not.

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Mr Shorten, Mr Morrison: What is your plan for those in detention?

The name on the door might have changed, but the challenges those stranded in our detention centres haven’t. So, Mr Shorten, Mr Morrison. What is your plan to solve this issue?

Julian Burnside: Every Immigration Minister since 2002 is guilty of human rights abuses

We need to recognise that the human rights abuses of asylum seekers is our nation’s awful legacy, and Julian Burnside knows who is to blame.

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Current Affairs Wrap: Missile measuring contest, goodbye to some comedy greats and the world’s greatest Macca’s run

The world has been gripped with a missile measuring contest, there’s been more trouble on Manus Island, we said goodbye to a couple of comedy greats and heard about the world’s greatest Maccas run.

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