Broken Men In Paradise: Australia's Cruel Refugee Detention Policy

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen visited the Australian asylum seeker detentional facility on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island and concluded that "The world’s refugee crisis knows no more sinister exercise in cruelty than Australia’s island prisons." 

Broken Men In Paradise: Australia's Cruel Refugee Detention Policy
New York Times

 

Photojournalist Ashley Gilbertson accompanied Cohen to Manus and said "When I emigrated from Australia to the United States in 2003, it was out of disgust with our refugee policies. I didn’t think it could get worse than it was then. I was wrong.'

Opinion: I Am Ashamed To Be Australian
New York Times


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