An aerial view of the Australian Immigration Detention Centre on Christmas Island taken last year. Photo: EPA An aerial view of the Australian Immigration Detention Centre on Christmas Island taken last year. Photo: EPA
An aerial view of the Australian Immigration Detention Centre on Christmas Island taken last year. Photo: EPA
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Australia vows to ‘restore order’ after unrest breaks out on detention island for immigrants

  • An advocacy group said reports from inside the Christmas Island facility suggested two compounds had been set ablaze as tensions boiled over
  • Officials said an operation was under way ‘to restore order after a disturbance’ at the North West Point Immigration Detention Centre

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An aerial view of the Australian Immigration Detention Centre on Christmas Island taken last year. Photo: EPA An aerial view of the Australian Immigration Detention Centre on Christmas Island taken last year. Photo: EPA
An aerial view of the Australian Immigration Detention Centre on Christmas Island taken last year. Photo: EPA
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