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Australia’s ‘Pacific Guantanamo’ quietly emptied

Only a handful of people remained at a remote migrant detention center on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island this week, as authorities quietly empty a facility often dubbed “Australia’s Guantanamo.” Refugees, police and government officials said a maximum of nine people remained at the facility, which has become emblematic of Australia’s controversial policy of turning […]