Behrouz Boochani Behrouz Boochani is a journalist and an Iranian refugee currently held on Manus Island. October 2017 Days before the forced closure of Manus, we have no safe place to go As refugees we are faced with the threat of either the navy occupying the detention centre if we stay or angry locals if we leave Published: 27 Oct 2017

“Only a few days remain until the Australian government meets its self-imposed deadline and closes the prison that it created on Manus Island. On 31 October the imprisoned refugees are supposed to be transferred from the regional processing centre (RPC) to the small town of Lorengau. It is a place that reminds the refugees of violent attacks. . . . . ”

If you go to the above link, you’ll find that this is a very long and well written article by this Iranian refugee. The article has been

  • Translated by Omid Tofighian from Sydney University

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