Category Race

Einstein - UNHCR refugee

Dear Mr Rudd, Einstein was a refugee

Just today the Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd announced that new migrants reaching Australia’s shores by boat would no longer stand a chance of being resettled in Australia as refugees. Instead, an agreement with the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea will see migrants resettled there. Australia is effectively ‘outsourcing’ migrants. Most of Australia’s […]

UNHCR refugee game - Interrogation

Life as a refugee

Update 20 Aug: I realise the domain for the game mentioned below has expired now.  I have just informed UNHCR and asked if it will be up again shortly. — The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (website, Facebook, Twitter) produced this interactive game that seeks to mirror the life of a refugee or asylum […]

What did you expect?

This one’s clever and plays on the stereotypical imagery of three black men wearing dark clothing in a badly-lit part of town.  They gesticulate in what makes the viewer think they must be part of a gang, they spot an old man who can’t start his car, rush towards him – and then they do […]