Interview with Mohammad, a refugee who fled his home and was placed in detention for three years

 
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In this week's episode we spoke to Mohammad, a refugee who fled his home and was placed in detention for three years. " I was different. ..imagine if you had to fight for something you don't believe in,...but it's worse to kill someone for something you don't believe in. I looked at my friends and I thought to myself, ' I'm not gonna fight them, I'm gonna leave'." "When you are in detention, the stronger you are, the sooner you get weak. You'll use your energy and your power against yourself. If you read the book 'Man's Search for Meaning'..in the Nazi concentration camp, the stronger you are, you will survive- because they use you for physical labour. But in the Aussie concentration camps it's completely different. They put you there, ask you to do nothing, and just wait..for years. The hardest thing in the world is doing nothing. If you do nothing for a long time, you become like the walking dead."

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