Leaked video and audio reveals tension as onshore detention centres become more like prisons and increasingly house people awaiting deportation
- Helen Davidson
- The Guardian
Leaked video, audio and images have revealed allegations of excessive force and harassment inside Australia’s network of onshore detention centres.
Last year the federal court overruled a ban on detainees having phones, which has allowed snippets of life inside the centres – long closed to media and cloaked in secrecy – to be recorded and leaked out.
The secret recordings form part of a Guardian Australia investigation which…