“Our food has long finished. I have no money and I am contemplating to go back like others, because I will die of hunger here,” said one refugee.
By Calistus Bosaletswe
Over 500 rejected asylum seekers that arrived in Botswana looking for a better life more than two years ago have ended up in prison detention sharing facilities with convicted criminals.
Beneath the veneer of democracy and compassion that give Botswana its lofty standing in the comity of nations lies a sinister underbelly of sadism where asylum seekers are detained indefinitely and routinely tortured by a beastly mélange of state agents while their children are prevented from attending school