Risky days on boat to find safety on shore


Amnesty Ambassador and Afghan refugee Najeeba Wazefadost © Hamish Gregory“ I escaped my country Afghanistan and came to Australia by boat”, this is one of the most touching parts of Najeeba Wazefadost  , published on Amnestry International Report.

Najeeba, an Afghan refugee now living in Australia narrates her story. How she endangered her life 12 years ago coming to Australia by boat. She is now

She is now Amnesty Ambassador in Australia talking about Australian Government policies that are putting asylum seekers at risk and this will not stop people from coming on boats.  Najeeba says: “Australian political parties should put refugees’ rights to protection at the forefront of humanitarian policies, rather than focusing on offshore processing in places like Nauru and Malaysia” .

Read the full interview, here.


July 31, 2012 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
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