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Address to the UNHCR NGO consultations by the Director of JRS Australia, Fr Aloysious Mowe SJ

11th November 2013

Apart from our Community Detention program, there is only one cohort of asylum seekers in Sydney with whom JRS normally works directly: people who arrive by air, and have lodged protection claims.

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Ali’s Story

6th November 2013

It has taken a long time for Ali to overcome his fears and suspicions after suffering religious persecution in his homeland of Iran. After converting to Christianity and experiencing a period of imprisonment, he fled Iran and sought asylum in…

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Farzad’s Story

6th November 2013

When Farzad arrived in Australia he had faced more persecution than most could bear: not only was he from the minority Hazara ethnic group, and a Shia Muslim in his majority Sunni homeland of Afghanistan, he was also a policeman,…

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Grace’s Story

6th November 2013

When Grace arrived in Australia she was pregnant with her fourth child. The baby was born in Sydney and is now growing up half a world away from her father and three siblings, who are still living under the threat…

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Servir Issue 56

Servir 56

1st November 2013

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