Displaced #3: Fresh Attack on NGOs and the Fear of COVID-19 on Lesvos

Last month, the day after World Humanitarian Day, the Doctor Without Borders clinic on the Greek island of Lesvos was attacked by demonstrators. Read about the history of unrest on Lesvos and how it could lead to a COVID disaster in the latest edition of Displaced.

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“Left In Limbo” – Will Australians Finally Understand What It’s Like to Be a Refugee?

On Friday, Australian Prime Scott Morrison announced that the number of international flights carrying Australian citizens and permanent residents into the country would be reduced, to ease pressure on the nation’s quarantine systems. Even before the new measure was confirmed, some Australians overseas expressed concern. A petition drawn up by one ex-pat received 2500 signatures […]

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Three Months In

The blog has been on the back-burner for a little while, but here’s an update on how some of the more important aspects of life have been going in my first three months…

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Welcome to Parchment Road!

With my Six Months South Journey over and a new phase of life beginning, I’m relaunching my blog… Welcome to Parchment Road! Hopefully, with a less time-restrictive title, I will be using this site for years to come, to document and comment on all those gems in the story of life that catch my eye. […]

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