It's thought that some of the rioters intended to kill or seriously harm inmates who were sex offenders.
The move comes in response to the contentious refugee medical transfer bill that passed the Senate this morning.
And now VICE can share these heartbreaking messages for the first time outside the exhibition.
Welcome to an island of abandoned mines, carcinogenic dust, and discarded human beings.
Peter Dutton has confirmed a "police operation" is underway inside the controversial detention centre.