RNZI: Plea for Australia to reverse deporation of West Papuans

Refugee advocates in Australia want the United Nations to take action over what they say is the Abbott government’s failure to abide by the Refugees Convention.

This comes amid campaigns to have seven West Papuan asylum seekers assessed for refugee status in Australia, after the government flew them from Queensland to Papua New Guinea last week.

There is also a call for New Zealand to offer the group asylum.

Read the report from Radio New Zealand

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