I am writing to make people aware of the difficult situation refugees have to endure
An article posted on Facebook occupied my thoughts for days.
- Mardin Arvin
- The Guardian
It was about the Manus Island detention centre for refugees and the horrific conditions there.
I was exiled to that prison in August 2013.
The comments underneath were full of hate towards refugees.
Do the people writing this know that this place was a torture camp?
Have those people ever asked themselves why refugees leave their families and flee their homelands?
This article inspired me to start writing.
I did not…