For desperate boat people, devil is in the deal’s detail – or lack of it

Sydney Morning Herald, July 28, 2011. See original here. The Malaysia deal demonstrates how much the major parties distort the facts to win approval, and how easily the urgent moral imperatives of the refugee issue are swept aside. Consider this analogy: while driving on a remote road, you are flagged down by badly-injured survivors of… Continue reading For desperate boat people, devil is in the deal’s detail – or lack of it