Australians' pathological indifference to refugees' suffering

By Damon Young
Updated April 24 2018 - 12:05pm, first published February 12 2016 - 5:13am

The Australian government is abusing asylum seekers. There are few other words to describe our policy of mandatory offshore detention, which is unsafe, unclean and unending. Assault, rape, murder, disease are just some of the dangers in our camps, alongside chronic hopelessness.

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