Refugee Radio - The Red Ribbon book launch

Sunday, 27 October 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Red rose in a vase, resting on a chair, in front of two copies of the book, The Red Ribbon

Excerpts from the launch of Abdul Samad Haidari's first collection of poetry, The Red Ribbon. 

This event was held at Southern Migrant & Refugee Centre in Dandenong, hosted by John Gulzari and Writing Through Fences, as a celebration of Abdul's continued commitment to creation and in collaboration with commemoration of the Hazara genocide. Speakers in today's show include John Gulzari, Janet Galbraith and Abdul Samad Haidari via video link from Indonesia.

Photo by Sunyata Cousens.

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?