Faces of Asylum

Faces of Asylum ExhibitionThe Faces of Asylum exhibition went on public display at Shoalhaven Library in Nowra for national Refugee Week 15-21 June, 2014. Click the image for  larger view, or download the pdf.

A special event was held at the Library on World Refugee Day, 20th June at 5pm to launch the Berry Local Action Group and to hear stories from some of the many refugees in the Illawarra area.

The theme for Refugee Week 2014 was Restoring Hope. Refugee Week is Australia’s annual drive to raise awareness of the issues affecting refugees and celebrate the positive contributions refugees make to Australian society.

Listen to the story of Najeeb, one of the people shown in the portraits.