UNCHR assesses Manus conditions as worse than ever

On February 13, the UNHCR released its latest report on the status of detention on Manus Island. And the only conclusion that can be drawn is that the Australian government has dumped people seeking asylum on the island, imprisoned them for 4 years and now abandoned them. (Click on the underlined text here to read …

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When a 6yr old says her name is ‘EZB037’, something is very very wrong

During my first visits to the Nauru "regional processing centre" in 2014, I knelt down to speak with a six year-old girl. Asking her name, I was disturbed when she answered with a boat number, "EZB037.” Believing she misheard, I asked again, only to hear the same letters and number repeated. We can only imagine …

Myths/Spin/Lies? … THE TRUTH ALL AUSTRALIANS NEED TO KNOW

On Monday (11 Dec), Peter Dutton threw out accusations of "lying" and "propaganda' and Malcolm Turnbull appeared on Q&A congratulating his coalition government for saving lives at sea, putting the people smugglers out of business and and having "one of the most generous humanitarian programs in the world", making the real issue that … ALL Australians …

ANOTHER PRISON – Update on Manus Refugees

To read more on why Australia's treatment of asylum seekers is a "catastrophe of conscious and political creation" with the 'saving drownings' myth exposed, click here        AND For detail on the recent revelations that the Australian government used increasingly more harsh measures to drive refugees and asylum seekers from the detention centre KNOWING the 'possibility of “extreme” outcomes', information …