For the 162nd man on Manus island

Dear Prime Minister,

‘I need my freedom’: a message from a detainee on Manus Island. Photograph: David T Young/Penny Ryan

‘I need my freedom’: a message from a detainee on Manus Island.

Photograph: David T Young/Penny Ryan

On behalf of the 162nd man we continue to imprison and torture on Manus Island since July 2013, and all his fellow detainees, this is the message he wrote to Australia for Penny Ryan's 'The Confined Hearts Project':

I care about Aus just I need my freedom
— https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/gallery/2016/dec/07/we-are-still-suffering-detainees-on-manus-and-nauru-speak-in-pictures#img-22