Mishka (Freed Voices)

Mishka: The Shaw Review 2 is finally here, let’s use this opportunity for immigration detention reform.

Mishka: The Shaw Review 2 is finally here, let’s use this opportunity for immigration detention reform.

Effective detention campaigning is not merely about sentimental hashtags. We must continue to follow solution-based advocacy, with meaningful policy proposals aimed at the changes we expect from the government.

Mishka: Speak to the brain, not just the heart

Mishka: Speak to the brain, not just the heart

As an advocate and an activist with the first-hand experience, I am not here to perform my experiences for anyone’s consumption; I am here to talk about the bigger picture. I am here to talk about real change.

A lack of accountability will always be the biggest problem when it comes to the Home Office’s behaviour

A lack of accountability will always be the biggest problem when it comes to the Home Office’s behaviour

Death, suicide, self-harm – all of these are part of the DNA of detention; they have become normalised. Where else in our society would we consider death, suicide, and self-harm as completely acceptable outcomes of a working governmental institution?