Offshore: Behind The wire on Manus and Nauru by Madeline Gleeson

Reviewed by
August 2016, no. 383
Peter Mares reviews 'Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru' by Madeline Gleeson

Offshore: Behind The wire on Manus and Nauru

by Madeline Gleeson

NewSouth, $29.99 pb, 510 pp, 9781742234717

Offshore: Behind The wire on Manus and Nauru by Madeline Gleeson

Reviewed by
August 2016, no. 383

This month marks a grim anniversary: four years ago, in August 2012, Prime Minister Julia Gillard re-introduced a policy of offshore processing for asylum seekers who try to reach Australia by boat. Since then we have inflicted terrible punishments on thousands of vulnerable men, women, and children who made the mistake of seeking safety in the wrong country at the wrong time.

Peter Mares reviews 'Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru' by Madeline Gleeson

Offshore: Behind The wire on Manus and Nauru

by Madeline Gleeson

NewSouth, $29.99 pb, 510 pp, 9781742234717

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