According to United Nations, around 65 million people were displaced people around the world. ‘Refugees’ and ‘asylum seekers’ are simply markers of legality, and behind each label is a person – and their plight is real.
I begin by unpacking the distress of asylum seekers in a place close to home: Nauru, Australia. Listen to the full story here:
Martine Valentine, from Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children (GADRC) is the voice of the nation’s conscience. Here’s what she had to say.