Mohammed’s story @ MiM’14

Mohammed’s story

Australia’s March in March rallies took place at around 30 locations around OZ on the 15th & 16th … & culminated in a March on Canberra on the 17th.   The consensus on the total number of marchers was 112,000.    The primary reason for the rallies & ongoing movement are the many community concerns about what’s happening in their name.   Hence … ‘not in my name ‘ as the main theme.    There’s a widespread lack of confidence in our government & a deep concern over the direction & speed  that Prime Minister Tony Abbot & his team of miscreants are dismantling the common wealth of the people he’s supposed to represent.

The first of the speakers at this rally was Mohammed … he was a refugee asylum seeker – one of the lucky ones who were eventually allowed in to make good in OZ.

He’s a Hazara from Afghanistan, who fled with his parents & 5 siblings when he was only 10 years old.  Apart from ongoing wars … the Hazaras have been brutally persecuted for hundreds of years.   After a disastrous boat trip & 3 years inprisonment in Nauru he finally gained an OZ visa.   He’s currently studying for a double degree in law & business … & is already an accredited interpreter.

Here Mohammed passionately tells his story to a crowd of 30,000 in Melbourne’s Treasury Gardens.

Mohammed’s story @ MiM’14 – 17.7mins

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