RNZI: Calls for Australia to revisit plight of seven Papuan asylum seekers

The Netherlands-based advocacy group Foundation Pro Papua says the seven Papuan asylum seekers deported from Australia should be given the option to test their legal rights under the Refugee Convention to claim asylum and protection in Australia.

The seven asylum seekers from Indonesia who Australia deported to Papua New Guinea rejected a PNG ultimatum on Thursday to either be returned to West Papua or claim asylum in PNG.

Foundation Pro Papua group says it’s shocked to learn of the deportation of the West Papuans asylum seekers from Australia’s Horne Island.

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