My Review into the Manus Island Review.

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Introduction

Many people will think of Manus Island as the place where there was a riot in February 2014 and where one person was brutally murdered. That man’s name was Reza Barati.

There were also serious injuries to others caused by attacks on them in the centre by Staff working at the centre, the PNG police and locals who entered the centre as well.

The ABC 4 corners program is a very good investigation of the circumstances and shows a great deal more detail than the 107 page report by Robert Cornall AO.

Of most difficulty in understanding the circumstances of the report is the veil of secrecy which this Liberal National Government has pulled down over the goings on in the detention centres at Nauru and at Manus Island as well as the “on water” operational matters which the responsible minister Scott Morrison is oft quoting.

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I am a retired teacher who is interested in human rights, social justice, freedom of expression, and believe it is absolutely essential to have a free press for a fully functioning democracy.
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