On Tuesday 1 November, BBC4 will broadcast ‘Chasing Asylum‘ – an award-winning documentary by Eva Orner. But it’s a film that the Australian government won’t want you to see. The documentary shows Australia’s shocking treatment of refugees and asylum seekers. And while non-Australian TV outlets are showing the film, Orner says no Australian TV companies have offered to show it. People in Australia can only see it in selected cinemas. The backdrop to this film is a series of damning reports of physical and psychological abuse endured by refugees.
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