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Detained asylum-seekers win right to sue PNG government for compensation

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MELBOURNE, Dec 16 (Reuters) - A Papua New Guinea court has given hundreds of asylum-seekers who were held for years in a controversial Australian detention centre the right to sue the PNG government for compensation, Australian media reported on Saturday.

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