One day, many years from now, another Prime Minister will stand up and apologise for the damage done to refugees in detention. We will be told that we didn’t know then what we know now. But we did know. We always knew. We just chose not to hear and to silence those who tried to remind us of the truth.

Richard Flanagan



  • Arthur Baker says:

    My most fervent dream is that there will not only be an apology, but that the perpetrators of this human-rights obscenity who are still alive when we eventually come to our senses will get a one-way ticket to The Hague.

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