How Australia Legalized Indefinite Detention on the High Seas

After two weeks on the water, a boat carrying asylum seekers was intercepted by Australian authorities. Its passengers were transferred to a naval vessel where they remained under guard for 29 days.


How Fear Helped Build Australia's Supermax Prisons

From bikers to terrorists, supermax prisons are a holding pen for the country's worst nightmares.


Western Australia’s Toughest Prison Is for Women

If you're a female prisoner in Western Australia, you're probably at Bandyup, where low-risk inmates are mixed with inmates who have committed serious crimes. That's just one of the prison's many issues.