What is an ethical response to the “torture” of immigration detention?

Croakey, the Crikey Health Blog, online 5 August 2014
Author: Melissa Sweet
“The ethical dilemmas that face health professionals involved in systems that support or profit from the mandatory detention of asylum seekers were explored recently by lawyer Brynn O’Brien in this must-read article for Australian Doctor. …O’Brien’s urgings are worth revisiting in light of this article in Guardian Australia today where Dr Peter Young, the chief psychiatrist responsible for the care of asylum seekers in detention for the past three years, accuses the Immigration Department of deliberately inflicting harm on vulnerable people. …Meanwhile, many thanks to freelance journalist and medical student Amy Coopes @coopesdetat) for tweet-reporting from a talk last night by Associate Professor Karen Zwi… a member of the Australian Human Rights Commission team that visited children in immigration detention on Christmas Island earlier this year.”
Find article here.