Friday, May 21, 2004

Howard government and mandatory detention of children: "The most important conclusion of A last resort? is that between 1999 and 2003 the Howard Government treated asylum-seeker children in 'a cruel, inhuman and degrading way'. It is a radical conclusion from a conservative Human Rights Commission. By the time the conclusion is reached, the evidence that has been presented is simply so overwhelming that no balanced reader is likely to doubt its truth."

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