‘You welcome them with hatred’: Malala’s disappointment at Australia

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When asylum seekers looked to an affluent Australia for hope, it was disappointing to see some were treated with “hatred” and weren’t even allowed to set foot on its shores, said activist Malala Yousafzai.

  • Julie Power
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

Yet when the Taliban came for Ms Yousafzai’s family in Pakistan, her family was given sanctuary by friends, family, strangers, true to the country’s culture of welcoming those in need.

The 21-year-old activist – who in 2014 became the youngest Nobel Laureate in history – attacked Australia’s offshore processing of refugees on Manus Island and Papua New Guinea as being out of touch with its people’s warm and…

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