about to see is “The hidden truth about Australia's offshore asylum policy ”
we have to
We spend over
to detain 2,000 asylum seekers offshore.
But since 2012, only 1 has been processed.
So if Manus isn't about processing asylum seekers
what is it about?
Human beings are being detained with
"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."
to survive on
10% of the
5L per day.
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
for three hours
every. single. day.
In one single
windowless shed 112 survive in cramped darkness and sweltering heat
toilets, soap in bathrooms,
sugar & shelter
from the sun They are denied
Then they are forced to queue for hours for food
Serious medical conditions remain Untreated
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.”
This is not about asylum claims.
This is how you break people
Tell the immigration minister
that you want answers.
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