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Susannah Waters is a Sydney-based freelance writer with a strong interest in social justice issues. She was shortlisted for the 2011 Voiceless Media Prize for several articles addressing animal protection.

As long as the razor wire exists: Voices of refugees Migration 

As long as the razor wire exists: Voices of refugees

Increasing rates of self-harm and a string of suicides reveal a troubling picture of Australian immigration detention centres. Deteriorating conditions are taking their toll on asylum seekers, yet the Australian government is persisting with its policy of mandatory detention. Susannah Waters speaks to some people at the heart of the issue, and discovers the extent to which asylum seekers are...