Jamila Jafari was 5-years-old when her family, from the minority Hazaras, fled Afghanistan.
They ended up in Woomera detention centre in South Australia. She witnessed one of the most dramatic chapters in Australia’s refugee policy – the 2002 Australia Day riots.
Now 21, Jamila Jafari has told her story in a new book called They Cannot Take the Sky: Stories from Detention.
Caution. Parts of the testimony on this audio are very disturbing.