A refugee transit center on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, in a photo taken last year. Two class action lawsuits are seeking injunctions to transfer refugees held there to Australia and award damages to them.
A 12-year-old Iranian refugee girl, who had tried to set herself on fire with petrol, rests in a bed in Nauru, where nearly 1,000 refugees and asylum seekers have been sent by the government of Australia.
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A handout photo from the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship shows the detention camp at Manus Island in 2012. Some asylum-seekers are heading to the U.S. for resettlement.