Refugee Radio - Hani Abdile

Sunday, 23 June 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Hani Abdile

Poetry and storytelling by Hani Abdile, writer and spoken word poet, who fled the civil war in Somalia at 16, forced to leave her family behind. She made her way to Australian waters by boat and was detained on Christmas Island. Hani is author of I Will Rise, an honorary member of PEN International, and a lead writer for Writing Through Fences. She currently lives in Sydney.

Sunday 10:00am to 10:30am
Can you imagine what it would be like to have to flee terror in your own country, spend days or weeks in a leaky boat on dangerous, rolling seas ready to swallow you at any moment, and then arrive in a new country, where you are terrorised even more?