Food For Thought: Ahwazi Arab Feast

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Food For Thought: Ahwazi Arab Feast
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Refugee Rights Action Network WA says
Food for Thought is a monthly dinner that hopes to raise funds to support detained or recently settled asylum seekers through the celebration of food, culture and the sharing of stories. During every Food For Thought, a new community will come together and cook for 30 guests in a welcoming, comfortable and friendly environment.

Hossein is a young Ahwazi refugee who arrived in Australia late 2012. He completed his year 12 studies at Kolbe Catholic College whilst learning English, always fascinating other students by telling his story to the different school year groups. Now, he is employed by the school as the Information, Communications & Technology Systems Officer. He is a Human Rights activist who writes about the plight of his community (the Ahwazi Arabs) and explains how important freedom and democracy are.

We would love to see you there, and we appreciate your donation to help us along. If the cost of the ticket is stopping you from coming along, please email us and we'll do our best to reserve a seat for you. Tickets sell out fast! If you've missed out before but would like to come along, please email us at and we will arrange a pre-sale ticket for you.

Please support us and people who remain in immigration detention and be rewarded with great food, fantastic company and a lovely night out.

We hope to see you there!


This month's dinner will be catered by Persia's Pantry - if you enjoy the food, you can visit them at the Subiaco Market (Saturdays) and Bassendean Markets (Sundays)

Artwork featured on event banner this month is by artist Luan Jack who was forcibly exiled to PNG and remains trapped there as a refugee. You can support his artwork here:
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By: Refugee Rights Action Network WA