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What you're
about to see is
The hidden truth about Australia's offshore asylum policy

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No Photos Photos are forbidden
inside Manus
Island
Detention
Centre

So...
we have to
use
words

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We spend over $1,000,000,000 to detain 2,000 asylum seekers offshore.
But since 2012, only
1 has been processed.
Just. One.

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So if Manus isn't about processing asylum seekers
what is it about?

Human beings are being detained with no timelines,
no information,
no hope.
"I have lived in war zones, with bombs and explosions. I have never experienced what I am experiencing here with the uncertainty we face. If we had died in the ocean that would have been better." 43 years old, Iraq

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In
blistering heat
and humidity
some are
forced
to survive on
10% of the
recommended
5L per day.

that's just

500mL
of water

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We met a young man
who drew a TV
on his wall
with strips of bedsheets he made fake game controllers

We use this to pass the time. It's no laughing matter. We pretend to play and it brings back memories of home. We sit here and cry for three hours every day.”

  We sit here
and cry
for three hours
every. single. day.

In one single
windowless shed
112 survive in cramped darkness and sweltering heat

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Help!



Adequate
clothing,
privacy, shoes,
toilets, soap in bathrooms,
washing powder,
sugar & shelter
from the sun
They are denied

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Then they are forced to queue for hours for food

Serious medical conditions remain Untreated

epilepsy, diabetes
disabilities, PTSD

All of these humiliations add up.

“These conditions are contributing to a range of mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, lack of sleep and trauma, especially for men from war zones.” A service provider, Manus Island

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This is not about asylum claims.

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Take Action Now Share this site: Tweet In November 2013, Amnesty International visited the Manus Island Detention Centre. What you've seen is a short summary of the shocking report. Copyright © Amnesty International Australia ABN: 640 0280 6233.