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It's a Refugee Rap Yo!    The Success Story of an Australian Refugee.    Lap Phan was 5 years old when his family was forced to flee the war desecrated country of his birth, Vietnam. Born into helpless conditions, Lap's father Truong Kien Phan, knew there was little hope of a healthy future for Lap, his frail wife Thi-O Phan and Lap's one year old baby sister My-an, who was born 2 months premature. The only solution Truong Kien Phan could envision to their perilous plight was to escape...

It's a Refugee Rap Yo! The Success Story of an Australian Refugee. Lap Phan was 5 years old when his family was forced to flee the war desecrated country of his birth, Vietnam. Born into helpless conditions, Lap's father Truong Kien Phan, knew there was little hope of a healthy future for Lap, his frail wife Thi-O Phan and Lap's one year old baby sister My-an, who was born 2 months premature. The only solution Truong Kien Phan could envision to their perilous plight was to escape...

Peter Carey, Margaret Pomeranz, Ian Chappell and several hundred other prominent Australians have backed a small group of rebel MPs battling to shift the Labor Party’s stance on refugees. Max Chalmers reports. Some of nation’s most iconic names in sport, the arts, science, the legal profession and academia have joined forces to call on the Labor Party to change track on refugee policy.

Peter Carey, Margaret Pomeranz, Ian Chappell and several hundred other prominent Australians have backed a small group of rebel MPs battling to shift the Labor Party’s stance on refugees. Max Chalmers reports. Some of nation’s most iconic names in sport, the arts, science, the legal profession and academia have joined forces to call on the Labor Party to change track on refugee policy.

A woman raises a candle during the quiet vigil in rememberence of Aylan Kurdi on September 7, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. Thousands of people around Australia gathered to remember Aylan Kurdi, the young Syrian refugee who died last week and to protest the Australian Government's current refugee policy.

A woman raises a candle during the quiet vigil in rememberence of Aylan Kurdi on September 7, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. Thousands of people around Australia gathered to remember Aylan Kurdi, the young Syrian refugee who died last week and to protest the Australian Government's current refugee policy.

Peter Carey, Margaret Pomeranz, Ian Chappell and several hundred other prominent Australians have backed a small group of rebel MPs battling to shift the Labor Party’s stance on refugees. Max Chalmers reports. Some of nation’s most iconic names in sport, the arts, science, the legal profession and academia have joined forces to call on the Labor Party to change track on refugee policy.

Peter Carey, Margaret Pomeranz, Ian Chappell and several hundred other prominent Australians have backed a small group of rebel MPs battling to shift the Labor Party’s stance on refugees. Max Chalmers reports. Some of nation’s most iconic names in sport, the arts, science, the legal profession and academia have joined forces to call on the Labor Party to change track on refugee policy.

Australian Refugee and Asylum Seeker Policy

Australian Refugee and Asylum Seeker Policy

Lifting the lid on Nauru and doctors concerns, as Labor moves towards asylum seeker 'turnbacks' -

A girl holds candles in support of refugees on September 7, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Thousands of people around Australia gathered to remember Aylan Kurdi, the young Syrian refugee who died last week and to protest the Australian Government's current refugee policy.

A girl holds candles in support of refugees on September 7, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Thousands of people around Australia gathered to remember Aylan Kurdi, the young Syrian refugee who died last week and to protest the Australian Government's current refugee policy.

People hold candles and signs up in support of refugees on September 7, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Thousands of people around Australia gathered to remember Aylan Kurdi, the young Syrian refugee who died last week and to protest the Australian Government's current refugee policy.

People hold candles and signs up in support of refugees on September 7, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Thousands of people around Australia gathered to remember Aylan Kurdi, the young Syrian refugee who died last week and to protest the Australian Government's current refugee policy.

Avaaz - Not in my name! Support the petition against Rudd's inhumane refugee policy

Avaaz - Not in my name! Support the petition against Rudd's inhumane refugee policy