The Arts

Oct 20, 2017

Manus messenger: podcasting blurred memories from an island prison

Aziz has been telling me about his life and reporting his experiences in the detention centre. From these fragments, we’ve compiled a podcast, The Messenger, writes freelance journalist Michael Green.

Could Comcare end the Manus Island destruction?

The Messenger was nominated for a Walkey Award. This piece is the reflection of co-creator Michael Green.

I was outside the fish shop in Narooma last month, when Abdul Aziz Muhamat, an asylum seeker currently imprisoned on Manus Island, sent me a text message.

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3 thoughts on “Manus messenger: podcasting blurred memories from an island prison

  1. paddy

    Thank you for that reflection Michael.

  2. zut alors

    It beggars belief this torment is happening on our watch.

    Our watch, Australia. What have we become?

    1. Peter Wileman

      Members of the UN Human rights council along with the likes of Egypt and Saudi Arabia

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