Today, the news was full of Australia’s latest salvo in the quest to ‘stop the boats’.
Our elected government stopped a boat full of Sri Lankan asylum seekers, processed them via a tele-conference hookup, and gave them back to the Sri Lankan authorities. No care. No responsibility. No compassion.
I don’t know what the answer is to stopping people from dying in leaky boats…but I do know that saving lives is not my government’s primary concern.
I did not vote for them, but I am responsible for the evil they do in my name. I am so ashamed.