Manus Island detention centre at risk of riot

“Manus Island detention centre is on the verge of another riot, with more than 500 men now joining a mass hunger strike and at least two men having stitched their lips together.

Water pumps at the centre have broken, meaning there is no access to running water for showers.

The 1,000 men in detention and staff have been given bottles of water to shower with, and staff have been told they cannot shower, flush toilets, or wash their clothes. It could be weeks until water is restored.”

Click here to read the report in The Guardian.

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