The demonisation of the Sudanese community is not a new phenomenon, it is a trend. Francis Deng reflects on the unseen impacts of media sensationalism.
It might be said that the law recognises that being able to spend time with those who you call your own is important to one feeling human. But what does this protection mean if police are issued broad powers to determine who is a suitable person for you to associate with?
“We are not either. We are not specifically Asian. We are not specifically Australian, but we live within that space,” says Dr Tammy Wong Hulbert, speaking about her exhibition Hyphenated that was shown at The Substation over March and April 2018. I encountered Tammy’s name several times on the Facebook group “Asian Australian Studies Research Network” before […]
Sports drama meets police procedural in a gripping exposé into a Sudanese community in the Western suburbs of Melbourne.
We are one, but we are many – yet, both here and around the world, the Australian identity is one far too limited by skin colour.
Anika Basset reviews Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ memoir, When They Call You a Terrorist.
Why did the Queensland police and government use excessive force against Indigenous Australians who were protesting the Commonwealth Games?
Right Now speaks to Jean Tong: writer, director, dramaturg and all-round theatrical powerhouse in the lead up to her show’s debut at MTC this May.
Sanam Sharma considers the effect of everyday racism on the next generation.
Shireen Morris responds to the government’s rejection of the proposal for a national Indigenous representative body.
Ali MC takes us inside the Tribunal as witnesses retell the atrocities and human rights abuses suffered by the Rohingya people.
Racism, bullying and dangerous fetishisation. Vanessa Head shares a personal account of growing up Asian in Australia.