Abdul Basit Jamily: Afghan Refugee

Posted on: Mon 6 Jun 2022

Repeat interview from 2018. Abdul was born in 1990 into an Afghanistan struggling against Russian occupation, civil war and Taliban terror. He says his favourite time in life was when the international community came to Afghanistan in 2001. He talks about life in Afghanistan, including the problems, the Australian troops, the humanitarian work, and about his new life in Australia.

Interviewer Helen Meyer

Image: Diplomat Fred Smith working in Afghanistan with Baluchi tribal leader. Photo provided by Fred Smith and used with permission

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