Onshore Detention

Australia’s onshore immigration detention ‘unlike any other liberal democracy’: Edward Santow. Australian Human Rights Commission. June 18, 2019

The AHRC latest report examines risk management in detention

There have been multiple incidents, alleged acts of violence, and deaths inside the network of onshore detention centres. The report found Australia is also now holding people for longer – an average of around 500 days, which Santow said “should not be considered acceptable”. Guardian Australia. 18 June 2019

photo: AHRC Report June 2019