What do refugees think we should do with refugees?

What should we do with asylum seekers?

It’s a question that pops  into every conversation these days and with the arrival of nine boats carrying over 500 asylum seekers since this time last week, it’s  a question the Federal Government is going to be asking itself a whole lot more.

But in the middle of all of this political toing and froing, it’s easy to forget about the people at the heart of the issue – like Mohammad Al-Khafaji (pictured above), who came to Australia nine years ago with his family.

He spent years moving about from Northern Iraq, to Iran and finally to Syria, where they were processed and granted permanent Australian residency. He joined Tim Brunero in the studio to share his inspiring story about the long journey from Baghdad to his new home here in Adelaide.

Download Interview

Producer: Lisa Burns

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s