Horrors of Off-Shore Detention Centres

From the Communist Party of Australia Last week a former Nauru detention security guard testified he had seen male detainees gasping after experiencing the horrible waterboarding torture, and there are continuing reports of the rape and sexual assault of women, girls and young boys. Many of the guards are former soldiers, described by journalist Martin McKenzie-Martin as involved in a “hyper masculine and immature culture”. They refer to the detainees by identification numbers, not by name. The women detainees must take showers close to male guards, and must ask them for sanitary… Read More