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No more medevac from PNG, Nauru for Oz asylum seekers

Australia’s conservative government on Wednesday repealed a contentious law that allowed ill asylum-seekers languishing in Papua New Guinea and on Nauru to travel to the country for medical treatment. The so-called “Medevac” law was passed in February, permitting refugee transfers from the Pacific nations if they were requested by two or more doctors. About 180 have […]