SUPERMAXINE

Australia’s supermax prison is neither super nor max:

The imprisonment of accused and convicted terrorists in Australia’s toughest jail, the Supermax, is under review amid concerns the majority of its inmates have united behind the Islamic State cause.

Senior counter-terrorism officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told the 7.30 program young terrorism suspects were being further radicalised by hardened extremists inside the maximum-security Supermax High Risk Management Centre in Goulburn in the NSW Southern Highlands.

That’s why there’s solitary confinement.

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