I love visual representations about how stupidly paranoid we all are when it comes to asylum seekers. I stole this from a friend who posted this on Facebook via this link.
I saw this movie last night. It was so powerful. It will be available to buy on DVD from 10 October and I think everyone should see it. At the moment I think it’s only shown at one location in Phnom Penh and at some universities in the US.
The director was available for questions and answers following the film. He lost three family members to the Khmer Rouge, but all he talked about was finding the truth and forgiveness. Only then could such a thing be prevented in the future. He didn’t want revenge, he just wanted to understand.
The website is http://enemiesofthepeoplemovie.com/ if anyone wants to learn more.
Today is World Refugee Day and this week is World Refugee Week. Here are some basic facts for us all to keep in mind about refugees and asylum seekers in Australia. These can be found at the Rethink Refugees website.
Halfway through my first official day of funemployment. So far I’ve cleaned the bathroom and done two loads of washing. I’m so boring.