Dear Prime Minister,
Many of the asylum seekers on Manus Island do not leave the detention centre, despite its crowded, unhygienic conditions, inadequate food and unrelenting monotony. Why? Because they are targets for violent attacks. Behrouz Boochani reports two recent incidents:
As the refugees and the Papua New Guineans have repeatedly said, settlement in Papua New Guinea is not an option. It is not safe. Bring the men detained on Manus Island, and the men, women and children on Nauru to Australia. Now.