Sep 8, 2020
Nauru was known as ‘Pleasant Island’ - until its neighbour, Australia, began to use it for a nefarious purpose: detaining humans. In this episode, Amnesty researchers, Anna Shea and Anya Neistat, take on the near impossible task of getting onto the island to record testimonies – before the authorities can catch them.
“I had a week and that was it and I knew that in any case if I could stay longer I could get arrested and deported. It was very clear the clock was ticking.”