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Posters, flyers, infographics and images

Resources for vigils and protests for death of Salim on Manus Island:
List of 11 deaths on Manus and Nauru here
Photo of Salim at right (click on it for a larger version) or download from this link
Statements from the men on Manus pdf file or word document

Postcards: printable versions to send to Malcolm TurnbullPeter Dutton, Bill Shorten, Shayne Neumann or Julie Bishop.

Posters: Don’t abandon Naseem and Imran in PNG

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Video, films and audio

Manus Island: Australia abandons refugees to a life of despair.
YouTube: Added by Amnesty International Australia, 31 January 2018
Amnesty International researcher Kate Schuetze speaks with ABCNews24 about Australia’s treatment of people seeking asylum.

The Truth About Manus Island
YouTube: Added by Studio 10, 19 November 2017
Executive Director of the Human Rights Law Centre, Hugh de Kretser, speaks with us about the crisis on Manus Island.

Don’t take them – warning from a former Manus Is guard: RNZ Checkpoint
YouTube: Added by RNZ, 13 November 2017
A New Zealand man who worked at the Manus Island refugee detention facility is warning the government against taking any refugees, saying the ones still at the centre are dangerous men.

UNHCR Urges Humane Approach on Manus Island, 10 November 2017

Explosive footage from inside the Manus Island detention camp. (Recorded by GetUp – Nov 2017)

Chauka, Please Tell Us The Time trailer, co-directed by Behrouz Boochani and Arash Kamali Sarvestani

Refugee Film Festival 2017 films

The Forgotten Children: Four Corners visits Nauru
YouTube: Added by ABC News (Australia), 17 October 2016
There are 755 refugees on Nauru and 128 of them are children. Both the Nauruan and Australian governments say they want the refugees moved on from Nauru, but they have been unable to reach agreements on where else they could be sent. While that stalemate continues, many of these children are struggling to hang on to hope.

How Different Are We Flashmob 2016
YouTube: Added by How Different Are We, 16 July 2016
A dance flashmob to raise awareness about the treatment of people who are asking for safety and protection. Celebrated on Nelson Mandela Day in Federation Square, Melbourne, the dancers question what Nelson Mandela might think about Australia’s current policy of detaining vulnerable people indefinitely.

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Voices of People with Lived Experience

Radio program: “Why I settled in Tasmania”, Hobart FM, Broadcasting 22 July – 2 September 2017, every Saturday from 10am – 11am at Hobart FM 96.1-92.1 FM.
Access through: Hobart FM More info at Multicultural Council of Tasmania

‘All The Same’ – Moz, Added 29 August 2017
YouTube: Asylum Seeker ‘Moz’ releases song recorded in Manus Island detention centre August 30, 2017. ‘All the Same’ produced by O’Brien, Skov & Pilkington @Audrey Studios

Nowhere Line: Voices from Manus Island” Documentary by Lukas Schrank
YouTube: Added by the CGBros, 9 September 2016
**Award Winning** CGI 2D/3D Documentary. Check out this award winning CGI Animated documentary…An animated short film, narrated by two asylum-seeking men detained in Australia’s Manus Island Offshore Processing Centre, recounting the dangerous journeys that brought them to the island and their memories of the riot that erupted in 2014.

15 years in a refugee camp. How did I learn? Tulsa Gautam at TEDxJCUCairns
YouTube: Added by TEDx Talks, 7 December 2015
After her parents fled religious persecution in Bhutan, Tulsa was born and spent the first 15 years of her life living in the refugee camp in Nepal. This experience fueled her passion for helping others and for education. Tulsa has an inspiring story of overcoming obstacles to achieve your dreams.

Being a refugee is not a choice Carina Hoang at TEDxPerth
YouTube: Added by TEDx Talks, 15 January 2014
Refugees are often marginalised, their humanity ignored as their stories go untold. In this remarkable and emotional talk, however, author and former refugee Carina Hoang discusses her experience as a “boat person”. It’s a powerful account that is impossible to ignore.

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ARAN Member Groups

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