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Sydney: Forum: Stranded in Indonesia: The human cost of ‘stopping the boats’
10 December 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6pm Monday 10 December
NSW Teachers Federation building, 23-33 Mary St Surry Hills
Nicole Curby Freelance journalist who has reported on Indonesia for ABC and The Saturday Paper
Refugee in Indonesia via Skype
Australia’s policy of turning back boats and subsequent ban on resettling UNHCR recognised refugees has seen thousands of refugees and asylum seekers stranded in Indonesia for years on end. The latest estimate is 13,800 men, women and children. Join us for this important discussion of Australia’s forgotten refugees and what has happened as a result of turning back the boats.