On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Shamsiya Hussainpoor, an Afghan from the Hazra community, to discuss those left behind at the mercy of the Taliban back in Kabul. Hussainpoor talks about her story that was published on the ABC, what she fears will happen next.
Then, Executive Director at Refugee Legal, David Manne, calls in to analyse the Australian Government’s response to the situation in Afghanistan. Manne talks about the support and support and opportunities available for Afghans in Australia – and what their futures look like.
About this program
Putting local issues in a global context, including weekly insights into our cities, democracy, rights, culture, energy and environment. All stitched together with a mixtape of music.
Regular guests and segments include: Reading Room with Sally Rippin; urban history with Dr David Nichols; Cam Walker's eco-update and live music.
Program theme: Hugh Masekala's Grazing in the Grass
The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.