The Undesirables Inside Nauru


When it comes to asylum-seekers on Nauru, we learn only what the government wants us to know. In the wake of The Nauru Files, see first-hand is happening inside the Nauru detention centre through Mark Isaacs' eyewitness account.
 
Mark Isaacs worked for the Salvation Army inside the Nauru Detention Centre soon after it re-opened in 2012. He provided humanitarian aid to the men interned in the camp. What he saw there moved him to speak out. The Undesirables chronicles his time on Nauru, detailing daily life and the stories of the men held there; the self-harm, suicide attempts, and riots; the rare moments of joy; the moments of deep despair. He takes us behind the gates of Nauru and
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ISBN:

9781743793121

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

368

Dimensions:

21cm x 13cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 February 2017

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Isaacs

Mark Isaacs is a writer, a community worker, an adventurer, and a campaigner for social justice. After publishing The Undesirables: Inside Nauru in March 2014, Mark continued to work for an asylum seeker settlement service in Sydney. Mark appeared in Eve Orner’s 2016 documentary Chasing Asylum and has written for Foreign Policy, World Policy Journal, Huffington Post, New Internationalist, Mamamia, New Matilda and VICE.