|Behrouz Boochani, Iranian Journalist and refugee imprisoned on Manus Island.|
The wretched of the earth,
because they were no longer safe where they lived,
sought to come here.
With a determined cruelty,
we kidnapped and imprisoned them
in Pacific lagers.
Australia built a hell for refugees on Manus. The shame will outlive us all. Richard Flanagan
in these next few days,
any harm should come to Behrouz Boochani,
the responsibility for that crime
will not fall to the PNG government
or its police.
It will be Peter Dutton’s.