Za Dim, a Chin woman from Myanmar, describes how some Chin people who had fled to Mizoram, India, were exploited due to their illegal immigration status.
The mother of Ling Ling is from the Chin tribe in north west Myanmar. I meet interview her at hehome in Adelaide where her daughter interprets for her.
Previously in Refuge#33 Armed with a Torch in Dadaab: Otholi described the challenges of living at the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. On 10 March 2010, Otholi, Ariet and...
Otholi describes the challenges that his people, the Anuak, faced at the Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya, and how he worked as a guard for community security.
Previously in Refuge#31 Ethiopian Borderlands: Otholi describes how his homeland was divided into two by the British during colonial times. As a consequence of this...
Otholi talks about the fertile Gambella plains in Ethiopia, and how the Anuak lived as one people before the demarcation the Sudanese and Ethiopian border.
Sabah and Lamia still miss Iraq where they were more than just a number, but their daughter Ranin embraces the new opportunities that she has in Australia.
Even playing chess was dangerous during Saddam Hussein's rule. So Iba translates for the Americans when they arrive, but the violence doesn't stop.