Australian Writer: Public Should Be Ashamed At Curtailing Prisoners’ Human Rights

[Courier Mail] HUMAN rights are likely to be reeled back in our state prison system this week, an event which should cause all Queenslanders concern and shame.

If, as Mahatma Gandhi said, a society’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members, ours is on the fast track to insignificance.

The Queensland Parliament has before it a Bill that delays the rights of prisoners, parolees and those on probation to complain about sexual harassment, vilification and discrimination at the hands of any government employee.

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