Secret recordings allege excessive force by guards in Australia’s detention centres

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March 25, 2019

‘Leaked video, audio and images have revealed allegations of excessive force and harassment inside Australia’s network of onshore detention centres.’

‘Last year the federal court overruled a ban on detainees having phones, which has allowed snippets of life inside the centres – long closed to media and cloaked in secrecy – to be recorded and leaked out.’

‘The secret recordings form part of a Guardian Australia investigation which has uncovered serious concerns about transparency and accountability, as well as allegations of assaults, arbitrary transfers and cover-ups…’



The Guardian, 25 March 2019

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