From the land down under a report written by Russell Skelton surfaces - It's time to admit we've created a Gulag. "The Baxter detention centre, once touted as a model holding centre for illegal arrivals, has degenerated into an immigration Gulag. Unlike convicted criminals, immigration detainees serve no set term and can be held indefinitely. John Harley, South Australia's Public Advocate, is incensed at the lack of rights accorded Baxter's 225 detainees, many of whom are entering their fourth year there. Peter Qasim, a Kashmiri, is in his sixth year with no hope of release because no country will accept him."
Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives