Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declined to resettle refugees from a Papua New Guinea detention center after the center had its electricity, running water, and food cut off last week. Residents are now digging wells for water and stockpiling their food sources.
About 600 men are refusing to leave the island, and the court is currently searching for alternative accommodations. The United Nations has named the situation an "unfolding humanitarian emergency."
Read the following definition of a "humanitarian emergency" here: http://humanitariancoalition.ca/what-is-a-humanitarian-emergency
In your opinion, to what extent could what's happening in Australia represent a humanitarian emergency? What are the larger implications of the PNG court's decision in terms of migration and human rights?