Powerful proof that children don’t belong in detention.
“My father and brother were killed. I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t have to be,” an unaccompanied child adds.
These are not fictional statements. These are the real words from children living in immigration detention centres under the control of the Australian government.
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Because child detainees’ faces cannot be shown, the clever video shows Australian children reading out detainees’ devastating descriptions of life in detention instead.
The resulting two-minute clip is so chilling, it has been shared more than 1,800 times online in just two days.