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Horror of patrolling asylum detainees

Posted by: 2UE | 16 February, 2012 - 8:24 AM
Has Labor lost its way over asylum seekers?

Jason Morrison reveals the reality within our detention centres. The story of staff member Andy, doused in hot water and wounded during a riot. Charges were acquitted, and the asylum seeker treated for injuries first.

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  • Morrison is trying to influence a matter using the actions of certain individuals, rather than the principle on the broader question of refugees and our obligations as members of the international community.

    Even if what he says is true, and there is some doubt about that because of Morrison's liberty with the truth in the past, but even then, it should not be a reason to renege on our obligations.

    The perpetrators of civil disorder should be dealt with under the law, if necessary legislation should be introduced for harsher penalties.

    Morrison must be having a hard time finding stories.

    Terrence Sunday 19 February, 2012 - 11:03 AM
  • James W, guess who makes and has the ability and authority to change the law. Also, there is a procedure in place to process legal asylum seekers before entering Australia. These people are attempting to circumvent the system by entering illegally, then claiming asylum (justified or not) after their arrival; using our facilities to do so and at our expense. In fact, even some of the unsuccessful ones have been returned to their countries at our expense and with a nice little nest-egg paid for by us.

    David T. Friday 17 February, 2012 - 2:08 PM
  • If they want effective policing of these facilities why not employe some of the people that these people are putting out of work. I am sure there will be hundreds of potential takers only too willing to keep them in line.
    Stop farting around and pull this scum into line the old fashion way!

    Peter Friday 17 February, 2012 - 12:27 PM
  • To ALL you Green/Labor , Independents , Bleeding Hearts , Refugees' Advocates , Amnesty & UN Representatives etc. etc. :
    WHAT GOES ROUND COMES AROUND !
    It is called " KARMA " !!!!
    One day you and your families will pay dearly for the suffering and dammage you are causing to some innocent Australian Families !!!
    You EVIL , EVIL PEOPLE !!!
    Even HELL is too good for you to be in !!!!

    sonja silic Friday 17 February, 2012 - 12:14 AM
  • Years ago when they burnt Port Hedland down and were throwing sewrage at the guards no one was charged, it`s because we`re putting them through too much stress

    John A Thursday 16 February, 2012 - 9:58 PM
  • Send them bloody back!! Is that the sort of people we want in our country, to be called fellow Austalian's? Hell no. I'm all for multiculturalism, but that's bull****

    Lexi Thursday 16 February, 2012 - 7:04 PM

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