The Australian-run regional processing centre on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island has been shut down. The centre on the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru hosts a fraction of the people it did at its peak. But hundreds of refugees — men, women and children, from countries including Iran, Syria, Sudan, Pakistan, Myanmar and more still remain stranded on the two tiny specks of land, trapped in a years-long limbo that shows no signs of ending.
Almost all those remaining on Manus and Nauru have been found to be legitimate refugees, with many of the remainder still waiting for their refugee status to be determined.
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