Foxtrot residents told to leave ‘immediately’ as detainees fear Papua New Guinea government will resort to ‘force and violence’ as part of rolling closure

Refugees and asylum seekers have been forced out of one of the largest compounds of the Manus Island immigration detention centre and threatened with arrest as part of the rolling closure of the facility.

A letter, seen by Guardian Australia, informs those who are in the Foxtrot compound that they have until the end of Tuesday to vacate. Immigration officials and police were also seen visiting refugees and asylum seekers to inform them verbally, one detainee said.

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