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Zahra (6), Fatima (7) and Eman (9) - the daughters of Sondos Ismail and Ahmed Alzalimi -  three of the 146 children who lost their lives when the vessel that has become known as SIEVX foundered in international waters en route to Christmas Island on 19 October 2001.
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SIEVX Advocate To Speak At Tampa Conference

8 August 2002

Tony Kevin, the man responsible for bringing the SIEVX Affair to public attention, will be speaking at The Tampa: One Year On Conference to be held at the University of Technology in Sydney on the weekend of 24-25 August.

The topic of his paper is 'The Pacific Solution: the story of the Community that drowned'.

Other speakers include:

  • Dr Eileen Pittaway, Director, Centre For Refugee Research, University of NSW
  • Mr Neville Roach, Chair of Fujitsu Australia, Deputy Chair of SBS
  • Ms Margaret Piper, Executive Director, Refugee Council of Australia
  • Sr Susan Connolly, Mary McKillop Institute of East Timorese Studies
  • Venerable Tejadhammo, Association of Engaged Buddhists
  • Dr Michael Dudley, Child Psychiatrist, Chair of Suicide Australia
  • Ms Moira Rayner, Barrister, A/Equal Opportunities Commissioner, WA
  • Mr Julian Burnside, QC, human rights advocate
  • Associate Professor Donald Rothwell, Law Department, Sydney University
  • Dr Mary Crock, Law Department, Sydney University
  • Mr Zachary Steel, Clinical Psychologist, medical researcher, refugee advocate
  • Former Detainees

Click here to download a conference flyer (PDF format)

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