What’s going on at Manus Island? November 17, 2017 Defiant refugees: Hundreds of refugees remain in Manus Island detention centre refusing to move In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch University legal academic Mary Anne Kenny sets out what’s really going on at the Manus Island Regional Processing Centre which was recently handed back to the Papua New Guinea Government. Associate Professor Kenny uses charts and graphs to chronicle the background and current state of play on Manus Island where tensions remain high after the refugee processing centre was officially closed on October 31. Reports are that there are still around 420 people who are refusing to move from the centre to recently built transit centres in Lorengau. However, these numbers shift on a daily basis as men move in and out of the centre. In a comprehensive summary of Australia’s offshore processing regime, Associate Professor Kenny outlines what’s happened to refugees and asylum seekers who have left Manus Island and what the options are for those left behind. Associate Professor Kenny’s article can be read in The Conversation here. Print This Post Media contact: Eugenie Harris Tel: (08) 9360 2734 | Mobile: | Email: Eugenie.Harris@murdoch.edu.au Categories: General, Future Students, Domestic students, school of law Tags: asylum seeker, christmas island, detention, infographic, manus island, nauru, refugee Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!