People Seeking Asylum Deserve Better Treatment
Time: Wednesday (April 13) 6pm for 6:30pm start
Venue: Redfern Community Centre (29-53 Hugo St. Redfern NSW 2016)
A joint venture by Refugee Art Project and People Just Like Us; part of City of Sydney Council's Youth Week festival
MC: Ben Doherty, journalist from The Guardian
Zaki Haidari, Hazara from Afghanistan
Dr. Tien Nguyen, Vietnamese refugee
Amir Javan, Iranian refugee
We are delighted to invite you to hear the personal stories and journeys of people who sought asylum in Australia. The event will also feature cultural performances; it will be a one-off variety evening centring around the experiences of refugees.
This event serves as a call for unity and for positive action, as well as to change Australians' perspectives and attitudes toward people coming by boat to seek asylum. We encourage everyone to welcome them and to acknowledge the skills and energy they bring to this country.
Light Persian dinner will be provided after the Talks. This is an opportunity to keep the discussion going with the panelists and other audience members.
Free event, Donations at the door, RSVP ESSENTIAL
- April 13, 2016 at 6pm – 9pm
Redfern Community Centre
29 53 Hugo St
Redfern, NSW 2016
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