Loghman Sawari was a child when they sent him to what he calls the “prison island”.
- Ben Doherty
- The Guardian
At 17, Sawari was unlawfully sent by Australia to the adult men-only detention centre on Manus Island.
He was there when the centre was attacked and his friend murdered.
He endured beatings and deprivations, arrests and strip-searches.
He fled to Fiji, but was illegally deported. He acceded to resettlement in Papua New Guinea and ended up sleeping on the streets.
Over eight years…