From the post: “Deal gets dumber every time we hear about it.” I can’t agree more.
OH! And I really love this bleeding heart, Elaine Pearson. Human Rights Watch Australia.
This time it’s at the New York Times. But, I am out of time to parse this latest news in any depth.
There are two things (among many things) I want you to take note of in this account.
Elaine Pearson, Human Rights Watch Australia: These men have acute mental health problems and need to be moved (to America?) ASAP. Photo: https://www.hrw.org/about/people/elaine-pearson
First, there is now a debate raging about whether Australia’s detained (failed) asylum seekers from countries now banned by the Trump Administration will be grandfathered in because the deal was first made by Obama in 2016 (and agreed to by President Trump!).
The star of this account is a Rohingya Muslim (most detainees are single Muslim men who tried to break into Australia by boat).
The Rohingya of Burma/Bangladesh are not on the banned list, so expect to see more of them entering the US (as other Muslims…
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