Asylum seekers: Julian Burnside says now is the time for justice

OPINION

We need to face the fact that we are being cruel, selfish and dishonest, and the rest of the world sees it.

Our treatment of asylum seekers is unjust. Like many people, I am profoundly concerned about Justice. Campaigning for the just treatment of boat people has had strange consequences, including death threats and hate mail. I am liked by some people, and loathed by others because I stand up for decent treatment of refugees. It is an uncomfortable thing to be publicly vilified.

via Asylum seekers: Julian Burnside says now is the time for justice.

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