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Kite Line: March 3, 2017- Woomera: Escaping From an Immigrant Detention Center, Part One

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In 2002, imprisoned refugees inside Australia’s Woomera immigration
prison coordinated with 2500 outside supporters who had pitched camp
outside the facility.  Their coordination allowed them to stage a mass
breakout.  This is the first of three episodes dedicated to telling this
story, from an interview with a participant in the solidarity camp.
It’s a vital reminder than in an age of escalating American nationalism
and xenophobia, fences can be torn down and connections can be forged
across walls. Please tune in next week for more of the story.

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