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Penny's Blog - 10 Years On, It's Time to Pause and Reflect

This week marks a disturbing 10 year anniversary. It was on 11 January 2002 that the United States’ infamous Guantanamo Bay detention camp opened and David Hicks was one of the first inmates incarcerated there.

On this anniversary we should pause to reflect on the role played by the Australian government when two of our fellow Australian citizens – David Hicks and Mamdouh Habib - were being held by an ostensibly friendly ally, in conditions that were deplorable. 

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