The government of Australia, by failing to provide adequate detention conditions; end the practice of detention of children; and put a stop to the escalating violence and tension at the regional processing center, has violated the right of the asylum seekers including children to be free from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment,” a report by the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture stated.
What would it mean if there is a global agreement coming out of Paris? To quote Churchill’s remarks after the Allies defeated Rommel for the Battle of Egypt in the fall of 1942, “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.”