“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer
In Australia there exists a shameful conjunction between injustice and ill-health involving foreseeable, avoidable and possibly irreparable harm to the most vulnerable of all, the legacy of previous Liberal and Labor governments. I speak of the indefinite detention of people — including children — charged with nothing, guilty of nothing, in Australia’s very own Gulag Archipelago stretching from Christmas Island through our remote deserts and on to malaria-blighted islands to our north.