Burnt-out building at Villawood Detention Centre in Sydney
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Australia riot at Sydney's Villawood Detention Centre

Detainees at one of Australia's main immigration detention centres have set fire to several buildings during an overnight riot.

Some 100 protesters were involved in the trouble at Villawood Detention Centre in Sydney, with many climbing on to rooftops and hurling tiles at officials.

Nick Bryant reports from Sydney.

  • 21 Apr 2011