Behind The Wire
A Graphic Portrait Of Life In Detention
Thousands of people were held in immigration detention centres across Australia between October 2009 and May 2011. The majority of them, after “processing”, would be found to be refugees and granted asylum in Australia. Some are still in detention.
Serco, the multinational company that managed Australia’s 27 detention facilities during this period, was required to log every ”incident” — a skinned knee, a birth, an electricity failure, a person found dead from hanging.
Here are those records.
Example of an embedded module:
- Incident type
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