Former Manus Island detainee tells UN 'human beings are being destroyed'

On Wednesday he stood before the UN human rights council’s 41st session to say it was instead a humanitarian crisis which required urgent action.

“Many hundreds are still being detained. And they are being completely destroyed, physically and mentally. Twelve people have died,” he said, speaking on behalf of Australia’s Human Rights Law Centre.

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jun/27/former-manus-island-detainee-tells-un-human-beings-are-being-destroyed