The Radio 4 programme "All in the Mind" last night featured the results of Australian studies into the effect that detention has on the mental health of asylum seekers. They found that detention was having a negative effect on the mental health of asylum seekers and that in some cases they left in a worse state than when they arrived.
The studies led Australian doctors to question whether they could ethically co-operate with the govt's policy.
Lovable Minister for Detention Tony McNulty appears in the programme denying that anything's wrong.
You need a Real Audio capable player to listen to the stream. VideoLan is a Free program that works (www.videolan.org
The link probably only works for the next week or so.