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  • Sydney Morning Herald: Simmering tensions on Manus Island

    "This was not the Manus people's decision. The refugees want to go to Australia. They don't want to stay in Manus. This causes problems for everyone here. We don't want them here if they are unhappy. Those men have been here for four years and they need to be resettled somewhere else."

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  • UTS Alumni Community Award

    The other day I was surprised and humbled to receive the 2017 UTS Community Alumni award. I accepted the award on behalf of the people I work with and write about: the down-trodden, the oppressed, the displaced, the persecuted.

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  • Responsibility to Protect: Peace Talks

    This is an excerpt from the Responsibility to Protect report published by the Edmund Rice Centre, an investigation into Australia’s most recent deportations to Afghanistan. This chapter analyses the future of peace talks in Afghanistan.

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  • Hardie Grant: The Undesirables Teachers' Resource

    A high school teachers' resource, commissioned by Hardie Grant, to study The Undesirables: Inside Nauru as an English text available for download.

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  • Responsibility to Protect: Political instability

    This is an excerpt from the Responsibility to Protect report published by the Edmund Rice Centre, an investigation into Australia’s most recent deportations to Afghanistan. This chapter analyses the current political instability in Afghanistan.

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  • Nauru Burning Teachers’ Resource (English Subject)

    A high school teachers' resource to study Nauru Burning as an English text. It is available for free download.

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  • Responsibility to Protect: Security situation in Afghanistan

    This is an excerpt from the Responsibility to Protect report published by the Edmund Rice Centre, an investigation into Australia’s most recent deportations to Afghanistan. This chapter details the current security situation in Afghanistan.

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  • Responsibility to Protect: The U.S.-led military invasion

    This is an excerpt from the Responsibility to Protect report published by the Edmund Rice Centre, an investigation into Australia’s most recent deportations to Afghanistan. This chapter analyses the history of the U.S. military-led invasion of Afghanistan.

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  • Edmund Rice Centre: The Responsibility to Protect

    The Responsibility to Protect report is the continuation of the Edmund Rice Centre’s determination to investigate Australia’s most recent deportations to Afghanistan by providing an overview of Afghanistan’s current security, political, and socio-economic situation, the drivers and trends of migration, and the returnees’ experience, compiled from both primary and secondary sources.

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  • Myanmar Military Targeting Ta’ang People

    A statement from the Ta'ang Student Youth Union condemning the Myanmar Tatmadaw for their increasing militarisation of the Northern Shan State.

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  • Nauru Burning Extract: The Dog Pound

    This extract from my second book, Nauru Burning, describes the days after the 2013 riot that destroyed much of the Nauru regional processing centre. It was first published in The Vocal.

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  • Photo Article of the Kashmir Valley

    In 2015, I spent a week trekking through the Kashmir Valley. This is a photo article of my time there.

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  • The Guardian Australia: Excerpt from The Undesirables Second Edition (2016)

    Hardie Grant Books has decided to launch a second edition of my book The Undesirables: Inside Nauru (with a new foreword by Julian Burnside and an updated final chapter by me) in January 2017. This is an excerpt from the new final chapter, first published by Guardian Australia.

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  • Six Years On, Post War Sri Lanka Part 3: A New Hope

    In the third and final part of my Sri Lanka series, I examine why Tamils continue to come to Australia and why they are frightened of returning. Despite all the difficulties the country faces in resolving civil war tensions, there is hope for the future.

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  • The Vocal: Go Back To The Bible You Came From, Why Peter Dutton Is Wrong (2016)

    Peter Dutton is sick and tired of “political correctness gone mad”, according to his interview with 2GB radio’s Ray Hadley. He has taken a stance against the secular term 'happy holidays' and wants all Australians to celebrate a Christian Christmas. Here's my response, first published by The Vocal.

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  • Guest Post: Excerpt from the People Smuggler by Robin de Crespigny

    This is an excerpt from Robin de Crespigny's award-winning book, The People Smuggler: The true story of Ali Al Jenabi the Oskar Schindler of Asia. A story of one man's flight from Saddam Hussein's torture chambers, and his country, Iraq.

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  • Six Years On, Post War Sri Lanka Part 2: The War Is Not Over

    In 2015, six years after the end of the Sri Lankan civil war, I travelled to Jaffna. I discovered that to many Tamils, the war is still not over. In part 2 of my series on Sri Lanka, I examine the military occupation of northern Sri Lanka, land disputes, and displaced and disappeared Tamils.

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  • Six Years On, Post War Sri Lanka Part 1: Civil War Tension Remains

    In July 2015, I visited Sri Lanka to find out why people were continuing to leave a country that our government was telling us was safe. This is the introduction to my series of writings on Sri Lanka.

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  • Resumption of violence against the Rohingya people

    Violence against the Rohingya people in the Rhakine state of Burma has resumed. I received messages from my friend Zhakir, a resident of the refugee camps in Bangladesh, reporting on the violence.

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  • Reading Australia: Just Macbeth! (2016)

    This essay on Just Macbeth! was commissioned by Griffith Review and Copyright Agency for its Reading Australia project, which aims to provide quality and insightful resources to support all teachers of English in bringing Australia’s rich and unique literature into classrooms.

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  • Ali’s Story Part 5: The Struggle for Resettlement

    Ali is a Hazara man from Afghanistan trying to seek asylum in Australia. In Part 4, we read about his attempts to take a boat to Australia from Indonesia. Part 5, the final chapter, ends with Ali's wait for resettlement using the so-called, "legal avenues".

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  • NOW AVAILABLE: Nauru Burning: An uprising and its aftermath

    It is with great pleasure (and relief) that my book, Nauru Burning: An uprising and its aftermath, is finally available for purchase.

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  • Ali's Story Part 4: Boat Journeys, Arrests and Death

    Ali is a Hazara man from Afghanistan trying to seek asylum in Australia. Part 4 of his story accounts for his and his friends' risky attempts to get to Australia by boat.

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  • The Undesirables Teachers' Resource (English Subject)

    High school teachers' resource to study The Undesirables: Inside Nauru as an English text available for download.

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  • A Guide to Travelling Iran: Ethnic Discrimination in Ahvaz and Kermanshaw

    There are numerous ethnic groups in Iran who claim discrimination and persecution at the hands of the Iranian government. Every Iranian I talk to has a different opinion on what's really happening in the country. These were my experiences travelling through Iran.

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  • A Guide to Travelling Iran: History and Culture in Persepolis and Shiraz

    As I travel through Iran, I learn about the ancient Persian empires and the Sufi poet Hafiz.

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  • World Policy Journal: Smoking Opium in the Islamic Republic of Iran (2016)

    The Islamic Republic of Iran borders the world's principal area of opium production known as the Golden Crescent and is a key drug trafficking trade route to Europe. So how does the country battle drug smugglers and the increasing amount of citizens addicted to drugs?

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  • Stories from the Rohingya Camps in Bangladesh

    In 2015, I visited the Rohingya refugee camps in the southern region of Bangladesh. My guide during that time was a young father and husband named Zhakir. After I left, I asked him to write to me about life in the camps. Here is what he said.

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  • New Internationalist: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime (2016)

    When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the Australian government shifted responsibility and blamed the victims. This is my response to the Nauru Files, published by New Internationalist.

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  • A Love Poem

    A poem I wrote to commemorate two dear friends' commitment to love.

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  • The Faces of Bangladesh: Part 2

    Part 2 of my experiences in noisy, bustling, endearing, incredible Bangladesh where I met nomads, weavers, surfers, cricket players and refugees.

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  • The Faces of Bangladesh: Part 1

    Dhaka is a corrugated city, a bell-ringing city, a rickshaw city; a Muslim city, a veiled city. The rich veiled in silk, the poor veiled in cement. The women veiled in saris, the men veiled in beards.

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  • Normanhurst Boys Speech: How Does One "Make it"?

    In December 2014, I was invited to address students at the end of year presentation night of my former high school, Normanhurst Boys. I was told to "impart wisdom upon them". This is what I came up with.

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  • Guest Post: The Unofficial Refugee Camp in Calais by Ali Reid

    Ali Reid has been an advocate for refugees in Australia for the past 5 years, but in December 2015, she travelled to the refugee camp in Calais known as 'The Jungle' to volunteer for three weeks. The following is an excerpt from her journal on her tenth day in The Jungle.

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  • Pacific Standard: Treating Cerebral Palsy in Rural Bangladesh (2016)

    Dr. Gulam Khandaker is a Bengali-born, Sydney-based doctor attempting to witness and record the plight of Bangladeshi children suffering from cerebral palsy (CP). In May 2015, I was fortunate to join him for several weeks in Bangladesh. This is an excerpt of an article first published in Pacific Standard Magazine in June 2016.

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  • TSYU: Their Greatest Battle Is For Education

    This post brings my series on the Ta'ang people of Shan state, Burma to an end. The biggest battle the Ta'ang people face is for the education of their own people, but there is hope.

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  • TSYU: Inside the Ta'ang Village Culture

    I visit Numchang village in Shan state, Burma and get an insight into daily village life for the Ta'ang farmers.

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  • Mamamia: How A Person Becomes a Whistleblower (2016)

    The Refugee Council of Australia asked me to write a piece for their campaign against the Border Force Act. This is my piece on what it is like to be a whistleblower.

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  • Ta'ang Students Youth Union: Internally Displaced People in Shan state

    Many Ta'ang people have been displaced due to the violence in Shan state. I snuck into a conflict zone to meet villagers who are too scared to return to their homes.

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  • Ta’ang Students and Youth Union: The Drug War in Shan State

    Another source of conflict in the Shan state is opium cultivation. The local Ta'ang people accuse Chinese militia and government forces of creating a drug trade which is destroying their villages.

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  • Ta’ang Students and Youth Union: Military Occupation of the Shan state

    There is a heavy military presence in Northern Shan State. According to the local Ta'ang people, one of the reasons the military have been deployed is to support and protect construction of controversial major infrastructure projects such as the Shwe Gas pipeline and the Upper Thanlwin hydropower project.

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  • Ta'ang Students and Youth Union: Living With Conflict and Persecution

    While travelling through Burma, I was asked by a friend to assist with the Ta'ang Student and Youth Union's English language program. For the next 2 months, I learned what it is like to live on the edge of a conflict zone with a persecuted people.

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  • Returning: The Afghanistan Podcast Trailer

    In March 2016, I went to Afghanistan with the Edmund Rice Centre. This 60-second audio trailer, produced by the wonderful Jessica Hamilton, is a sneak preview into the podcast I am in the process of making.

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  • Foreign Policy: The Intolerable Cruelty of Australia’s Refugee Deterrence Strategy (2016)

    On April 26, the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea declared Australia’s detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island unlawful. It should be a time for reflection but considering the history of Australia's deterrence system, it is certain that Australia will continue with its current system of torture and abuse.

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  • World Policy Journal: The Last of the Qashqa'i Nomads (2016)

    I spent a day and an evening with the Qashqa'i nomads of Fars Province, Iran. A once fiercely independent people, their traditional lifestyle is becoming extinct due to modernisation, climate and strict government policies.

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  • Conscious Magazine: Garments with Stories (2016)

    I travelled with Wolftress to the Yunnan and Guizhou provinces of southern China to find the textile designs of the Bai and Miao ethnicities. We discovered a country struggling to uphold its cultural and historical identity in the midst of a modern culture of mass production and manufacturing famous for the tagline, Made in China.

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  • Roads and Kingdoms: A Strobe Light Wedding in Mavdasht (2016)

    One Iranian wedding, 2 parties, 500 men, and some shots of arak.

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  • Right Now: The Breaking of a Man (2016)

    A fictional short story about the gradual erosion of a man's spirit in the Australian detention centre system.

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  • Guest Post: At the Knife's Edge by Robin de Crespigny

    Robin de Crespigny, author of the People Smuggler, writes an essay come creative non-fiction piece that intertwines the dramatic demise of a boat bound for Australia and a compelling argument against Australian government approved boat turn backs.

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  • A Guide to Travelling Iran: Abyaneh, Yazd and Zoroastrianism

    Mark travels in Iran with an aim to understand why people are fleeing from a country that, on the surface, seems beautiful.

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  • Guest Post: Establishing Deterrence by Greg Lake

    Greg Lake writes about his work for the Department of Immigration, managing Immigration Detention Centres (IDCs), including Nauru, Christmas Island, Curtin (WA) and Scherger (Far North Queensland).

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  • The Textile Hunt is Over: Lessons Learned from China

    In the final chapter of the Wolftress China Diaries, the textile hunt comes to an end in glorious Yunnan province. Thanks China, you were brilliant.

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  • A Guide to Travelling Iran: Isfahan is Half the World

    Isfahan is a breath-taking city of mosques and palaces, of gardens and fountains, mosaics, and bazaars, and universities and churches.

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  • Guest Post: Welcome to the Jungle by Ali Reid

    Ali Reid is a refugee rights activist who volunteered to assist asylum seekers in a refugee camp in Calais, France known as "The Jungle". This is her story.

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  • Guest Post: Nauru and Manus Island are as Bad as Guantanamo

    Professor David Isaacs, a consultant paediatrician in Westmead Children's Hospital and a clinical professor at the University of Sydney, was formerly contracted by IHMS to consult children in Nauru. He compares Nauru and Manus Island to the infamous Guantanamo Bay.

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  • A Guide to Travelling Iran: Kashan and Iranian Politeness

    Learn about the ancient desert town of Kashan, Taroff and Iranian politeness, and the beautiful side to a country with a bad reputation.

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  • We are in China, We are in Yunnan

    Kartika and Jessie's search for textiles takes us to Yunnan province where we experience the best of what China has to offer: quaint villages, bawdy tourist towns, ethnic minority groups, mountain treks and more.

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  • First Impressions of Burma: Yangon and the Water Festival

    It is incredible how peaceful some parts of a country can be when such turmoil exists in other parts. Prior to visiting the conflict states of Rhakine and Shan, I spend time in Burma's largest city, Yangon. These are my impressions.

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  • Understanding Ancient Cultures: the Miao of Matang

    In our search for textiles in Southern China, Kartika, Jessie and I learn about the fascinating cultures and traditions of the Miao people in the area surrounding Kaili in Guizhou province.

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  • Guest Post: A Refugee Community Group in Indonesia

    A guest post from a group of people currently waiting for resettlement in Indonesia who are trying to forge a meaningful life for themselves and they need your help.

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  • Preserving Ancient Cultures: the Longhorn Miao community

    In the depths of the mountain forests of Western Guizhou, live the Longhorn Miao, famous for their practice of wrapping the hair of their ancestors around horns to create ceremonial headdresses. Their way of life has been threatened by modernisation.

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  • In Conversation with the Australian Labor Party

    On Sunday 14 February, I will be discussing the treatment of people seeking asylum in Australia at a fringe event of the NSW ALP State Conference. It will be an opportunity to test how much of the ALP's National Platform is a commitment to action rather than vague ideas and morals.

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  • Let Them Stay: Bondi Beach

    Bondi Beach community joined the 'Let Them Stay' campaign to protest the Government's plan to return 267 people seeking asylum to Nauru. This number includes 54 children, 37 babies (of whom many were born in Australia).

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  • Sydney Get Up Protest: Let Them Stay

    Thousands of Australians across the country protested against the Government's proposed plan to return 267 asylum seekers to offshore detention centres. This was my speech at the Sydney Rally.

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  • New Matilda: The Truth-Silencers Demand the Truth (2016)

    It's a strange world when the Australian Department of Immigration simultaneously suppresses the truth and demands the truth. Here are my thoughts on DIBP's demands for ABC to get their reporting right, first published by New Matilda.

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  • Crossing the Thai-Burma Border

    After visiting refugee camps on the western Thai border, it is time for me to cross into Burma and discover the country these refugees have been running from.

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  • A Guide to Travelling Iran: Arriving in Tehran

    Learn about Iranian fashion, money exchange, calendars, and tips for travelling in Tehran.

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  • Former Nauru Detainee Speaks Out

    In the current political climate of secrecy that envelops Australia's treatment of people seeking asylum in our country, it is rare to hear from the people detained inside our centres. Ravi is one man willing to speak about what happened to him.

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  • Some Tips for Visiting The Islamic Republic of Iran

    Travelling to Iran is possible and it is safe. Here are some tips to help you get there.

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  • Ashkan: My Life in Indonesia as a Refugee

    Ashkan is an Iranian man living in Jakarta, Indonesia. He describes what life is like in Indonesia for a person seeking asylum.

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  • We Are Better Than This: The Humanitarian Triumph (2015)

    We have been told by governments past and present that stopping the boats is a humanitarian triumph and that it saves lives at sea. In this essay I evaluate our policy of deterrence with a critical and ethical eye, weighing up the potential lives saved versus the treatment of the individual.

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  • VICE: Partying in the Islamic Republic of Iran (2015)

    I travelled to the Islamic Republic of Iran with its strict laws and customs very much in the forefront of mind. I was surprised to find out that many Iranian citizens lead two lives: one public and one private.

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  • Ali's Story Part 3: Finding a People Smuggler

    Ali arrives in Indonesia and begins his search for a people smuggler to take him to Australia.

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  • Same Skies: A Strengths- and Rights-based Approach to Supporting Displaced People

    How do displaced people seeking protection and resettlement in Indonesia survive the tough, restrictive conditions? With the support of non-government organisations such as Same Skies.

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  • Ali's Story Part 2: Escaping Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Ali tells his story of how he left Afghanistan and Pakistan en route to Indonesia.

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  • No Man's Land: Criminals, Smugglers, and Stateless People

    There exists a 'No Man's Land' between Burma and Thailand where criminals, runaways and stateless people live. It is a lawless stretch of land in the dirty Moei River that separates the two border cities: Mae Sot and Myawaddy.

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  • Huffington Post: It's Easier to Imprison Someone You're Told is Illegal (2015)

    Advocating for the better treatment of people seeking asylum in Australia can often be a demoralising task. Maybe it's time we changed the conversation.

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  • The Batik Trade Graveyard

    According to the travel blogs, Anshun and Shitouzhai in west Guizhou are famous for Batik designs: Jessie and Kartika are shocked by what they find.

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  • Meeting Ashkan: Seeking Asylum in Jakarta

    I visit Ashkan, an Iranian man living in Jakarta, Indonesia, who is trying to seek asylum from persecution and is waiting for resettlement.

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  • Ali's Story Part 1: Why I left Afghanistan

    Ali is a Hazara man stranded in Indonesia hoping for resettlement to Australia. This is his story.

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  • Roads and Kingdoms: A Night of Burma's Finest Drink (2015)

    I spent two months working with the Ta'ang people in the Shan state of Burma. In that time, I experienced the fun side of living on the edge of a conflict zone.

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  • A Hard Bed to Guizhou Province

    Jessie and Kartika begin their search for Batik textiles in Guizhou province. First stop, the uninspiring Guiyang.

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  • In Search of Textiles: Why China?

    While the idea of looking for textiles in China seems overwhelming at first, it is easy to see why Wolftress have chosen China as their next destination.

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  • Huffington Post: The Boats Are The Only Option (2015)

    I meet a Rohingya man in Australia after having visited his home in the Rhakine state of Burma. I wonder what would have happened to him if he had waited for resettlement.

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  • Thai-Burma Border: Nu Poe Refugee Camp

    A trip to Nu Poe refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border turned out to be quite an ordeal.

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  • Thai-Burma Border: Mae La Refugee Camp

    I travelled to Mae La camp, the largest refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border.

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  • Writing to the Wire: If this is a Man (2016)

    You who live in the land of plenty, safe from war, torture, and civil unrest, you with your families and homes close by, consider if this is a man.

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  • Thai-Burma Border: Mae Sot

    I travel to Mae Sot to learn more about the Karen people and refugees and displaced people on the Thai-Burma border.

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  • Meeting Ali: A Trip to Bogor

    I travelled to Indonesia to meet people who are waiting for resettlement to Australia. I met Ali. He is happy to share with me his story.

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  • New Matilda: Inside The Rohingya Refugee Camps (2015)

    Ongoing conflict between the Rohingya Muslim population of west Burma and the Rakhine Buddhists has forced many Rohingya into internally displaced people camps in Burma and refugee camps in Bangladesh. I visited these places and met some of the most unfortunate people in the world.

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  • VICE: Big Picture Brutality (2015)

    This is an excerpt of an article published by VICE Australia regarding the Australian government's treatment of pregnant Somalian refugee and alleged rape victim.

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  • We are in China. We are in Guangzhou.

    Join me, Jessie, and Kartika in the first instalment of the Wolftress China Diaries: our introduction to Guangzhou.

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  • Wolftress China Diaries

    In March 2015, I travelled to China with Jessie Helyar and Kartika Putra. We discovered a China struggling to uphold its cultural and historical identity in the midst of a modern culture of mass production and manufacturing famous for the tagline, Made in China. Follow the Wolftress China Diaries to find out more.

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  • No Fairness on Nauru (2014)

    On Friday 19th July 2013, it was reported that over 150 asylum seekers had rioted and razed the Nauru Regional Processing Centre to the ground. It is unclear whether the ensuing arrests and court case will follow due process.

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  • A New Way Forward (2015)

    The speech I gave at the Refugee Action Collective rally against offshore detention, held in Brisbane on Sunday 11 October 2015.

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  • Deterring Boat Arrivals (2014)

    A short analysis of Australia's humanitarian approach to 'saving lives at sea'.

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  • The Salvation Army on Nauru (2014)

    A short evaluation of the Salvation Army's role in Nauru.

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  • The Indonesia Project

    When we discuss immigration policy in Australia regarding asylum seekers and refugees, we talk of stopping boats and saving lives but it is rare that we consider those displaced people currently residing in Indonesia.

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  • Nauru Riot Press Release: Salvation Army Staff Condemn Cruel and Degrading Conditions (2013)

    A statement by past and present Salvation Army staff members condemning the treatment of those detained in the Nauru Regional Processing Centre.

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  • Non-People Locked Nowhere: An Extract from The Undesirables (2014)

    Every person has a breaking point. When you are pushed and prodded towards the brink, it is inevitable that eventually you will jump.

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  • Displaced People in Thailand

    An introduction to my explorations of displaced people in Thailand.

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  • Thai-Burma Border: Koung Jor Refugee Camp

    Read about my visit to Koung Jor, an unofficial refugee camp in north west Thailand occupied by Shan people from the Shan state of Burma.

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  • Why is the plight of the world's displaced people important?

    An analysis of the global refugee crisis and why we need to help displaced people.

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  • Displaced People of Asia Series

    The Displaced People of Asia Series

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  • The Octopus

    A blog about people, nations and cultures and our stances on social justice.

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1 Comment:

  1. Danilo Guerrero Eleutério says:

    Hello Mark!
    My name is Danilo, i’m from Brazil.
    Your job throw Iran and Bangladesh is really awesome. I would like to know how you join and help this refugees camps and if some crazy brazilian guy can join in some work you do around the world?
    Thank you, and i hope you answer me. 🙂


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