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Mehdi Savari: Actor, Prisoner, And Improbable Star Of Manus Island

Famous throughout the camp and the island, Mehdi’s dramatic skills have provided solace to the men imprisoned in Australia’s detention centre.

On the night locals attacked the compound, his reputation may also have saved his life.

Behrouz Boochani, a journalist detained on Manus, reports.

I had not met him yet.

I had only heard…

Source: Mehdi Savari: Actor, Prisoner, And Improbable Star Of Manus Island – New Matilda

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