I have read a report on Mr Justice Higgins, the judge who found that the refugees incarcerated on Manus Island are held in breach of the PNG Constitution. He has served in the judiciaries of Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Military teachers and lawyers are professional officers whom the rest of the army believed could not lead a rat up a drain pipe.
We had professional integrity and many of us did not see the need to obey orders. But many of us had hidden talents.
All bureaucracies in democratic countries have protocols that have to be reviewed and improved as problems arise.