R.I.S.E. Press Relase 8th July: Concern over suicide attempts at Darwin Detention Centre

RISE is deeply concerned at the reported epidemic of attempted suicides which have taken place at Darwin Detention Centre this week.

The lack of transparency and openness between the detainees and the Australian Government is causing severe mental anguish for the detainees. They feel they are no longer able to cope and that their pleas are continuing to fall on deaf ears.

Ramesh Fernandez CEO and Founder of Rise posed the following question;