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  • Blue Mountains Welcome Way – Videos for #WorldRefugeeDay

    Blue Mountains Welcome Way – Videos for #WorldRefugeeDay

    Guy Power, advocate and community visitor made this video of the members of the Glenbrook with their signs at Glenbrook.Read more

  • “Help us keep our sanity, remember our humanity.”   Song from Manus

    “Help us keep our sanity, remember our humanity.” Song from Manus

    Asylum Seeker ‘Moz’ releases song recorded in Manus Island detention centre
    Kurdish refugee Mostafa ‘Moz’ Azimitabar today released a music video and song he recorded from his detention on Manus Island.
    Moz, 31, has been detained for four years.   The vocals for his song – “All the Same” – were recorded on a mobile phone and, with the footage; found their way out of Manus to artists in Australia. In the clip, Moz sings into the camera, surrounded by tall wire fences, and implores all Australians to “help us keep our sanity, remember our humanity.”
    Moz said the song was created to bring attention to the plight of himself and other refugees.  “We have been left in political limbo for four years now.   The conditions are hellish and how they treat us is deplorable. I hope people who are listening to my song will understand our desperation, frustration and fear,” he said.Read more

  • New song – Compassionate Country

    New song – Compassionate Country

    Linda Simpson has written a new song Compassionate Country about Australia’s treatment of refugees.   Linda says I would be honored if you would listen to it and if you thought it appropriate to Share by any means possible I would be deeply grateful. It is a message of hope & gratitude to those,… whoRead more

  • Hold On – A song for refugees

    Media Release by Lorraine Vogel For immediate release 2nd July 2014 Enquiries to Restoring hope through song Blue Mountains based musician and choir director Lorraine Vogel has written an inspiring song called “Hold On” that she hopes will support and uplift asylum seekers. “There are many songs written about refugees to raise awareness but this oneRead more

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