Inside Manus: Briefing in Sydney on PNG National Court inquiry into Australia’s detention centre

Date: Tue 27th May 2014

             Amnesty International’s Kate Schuetze and the Human Rights Law Centre’s Daniel Webb recently returned from Manus Island, Papua New Guinea where they were participating in the PNG National Court case assessing the lawfulness of the Manus Island detention centre. Following our sold out Melbourne event, we hope you can join us in Sydney on the evening of Tuesday 27 May, for a briefing and public discussion about the conditions inside the Manus detention centre, the recent violence, the importance and power of the Court’s inquiry and, of course, the many pitfalls of Australia’s asylum seeker policies and options for a better approach. The panel discussion and public question and answer session, facilitated by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights Vice-President Roslyn Cook, will feature: Kate Schuetze, Amnesty International’s Pacific Researcher Daniel Webb, Human Right Law Centre’s Director of Legal Advocacy Ben Kiely, Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons, who is providing pro bono assistance to Amnesty and HRLC regarding the inquiry Eoin Blackwell, Journalist and former AAP correspondent to PNG, who inspected Manus detention centre as part of the National Court’s inquiry. Event Details Date: Tuesday, 27 May 2014 Time: 5:45pm for a 6:00pm start (event will conclude by 7.30pm) Venue: King & Wood Mallesons, Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Cost: $25 full | $15 concession TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE HERE >> Generously hosted by King & Wood Mallesons