In the course of the 8 hours sitting in the hot sun, 15 men were taken away in ambulances suffering from dehydration.
Can you think of any other people in Australia who would be stood over and denied water while they slowly succumbed and required hospitalisation?
In Australia any indignity, brutality and breach of human rights can be perpetrated on asylum seekers with impunity.
Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
12 Batman Street, Melbourne
ph 0393266066 / 0417517075
FACT: Australia July 2010 – 639 CHILDREN IN DETENTION