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TIME TO MEET ANOTHER HERO, EVERYONE! Shen Narayanasamy is the Human Rights Campaign Director at GetUp!. She’s an outspoken activist for refugee and migrant rights who is seriously shaking shit up at the moment and she was nice enough to explain to me why (and how) she’s doing it.
From her Di Gribble address on “The Great Immigration Con” to taking on the private companies that are complicit in human rights abuses through the operation of offshore detention centres to the task of defeating the philosophy behind the “detention regime” in its totality, I reckon this is a really illuminating and (mildly) hopeful discussion.
This massive celebration of welcoming goodness is on again in 2016!
I’ll be MCing the Melbourne event and will be bursting with pride to do so, particularly in this time when it seems many Australians want to further harden their hearts and foster hatred and fear rather than love and inclusiveness.