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A Karen refugee against racism

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Karen refugee,Te Ka Myee Paw, a student against racism

A Karen refugee, Te Ka Myee Paw, member of the Students Against Racism Group.


Published 15 November 2019 at 10:30pm
By Shah Paung
Source: SBS

20-years old Karen refugee, Te Ka Myee Paw is a member of the Students Against Racism Group. She participated in the group this year.


Published 15 November 2019 at 10:30pm
By Shah Paung
Source: SBS


She lives in Tasmania, Te Ka Myee Paw and her family experienced racism when they first settled in Australia in 2009 from Mae La refugee camp in Thailand.
 
A group of young people threw stones at them when her mother, her and her brother were walking across a bicycle lane.
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This was one of the many racist experiences that she recalled.
 
After participating in the Students Against Racism Group, Te Ka Myee Paw understand more about racism and happy that she got a chance to get into the group, she said.
 
She also encouraged others not to be racist and to welcome and understand other differences.
 
SBS Karen Program talked to her about her experiences.
 
Listen more now in Karen.

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