Authors JN Joniad and Alfred Pek
Having been in limbo for six years in Indonesia, I describe my situation with this poem I wrote:
My own country has Become A foreign country
My own people have Become
Foreigners to me
And I have Become
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JN Joniad is a young Rohingya refugee presently living in Makassar, Indonesia. Having started studies in Engineering with great promise in Myanmar, Joniad was forced to abandon his chosen career path and flee into exile. He has since become a student of political science as well as a writer and human rights activist with international support from many followers. He is contributing to film and publishing accounts of the refugees as he joins the multitude searching for a safe and durable solution for Refugees in Indonesia and everywhere.
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Alfred Pek is a filmmaker, video journalist, director, and an aspiring storyteller, adventurer, and explorer of pluralism and intersections of identities. Having diverse life experiences in Indonesia and then Australia, it has inspired him to pursue the directions of telling stories that matter to broader social contexts to inspire actions and moving human hearts.
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