Hunger to be heard

Posted on Mar 2, 2004  |   6547 views  

Freedom of Speech - A great irony of our time. ~ 2003 - Detained refugees in an Australian desert detention facility sew their mouths closed in a hunger strike to protest against apalling treatment and living conditions. ~ This is a virtually untouched BW image. No visual effects. My sister posed with sewing thread adhered with glue, garnished with cover-up, vegemite, honey and tomato sauce. ~

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