Articles by: Behrouz Boochani

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Incarceration, Autonomy and Resistance on Manus Island, by Behrouz Boochani

Our resistance demonstrated our rejection of violence, affirming our dignity as human beings by imbuing our struggle with peace.

Informit: Incarceration, Autonomy and Resistance on Manus Island

If autonomy is the freedom to act without external control, then our 23-day resistance on Manus Island was an exercise in an autonomy temporarily wrought back from an institutionalised and otherwise indefinite state violence.

Informit: Statement from Manus island

I'm writing from Manus Island. It's not the first time that I am talking with you people in Australia. We in Manus are aware that so many Australian people have protested in Australia in the past four years. First I would like to give my deepest thanks to you for standing up for humanity. It's so valuable for the Australian community and for us in Manus and Nauru that there are still so many people…