How can each of combat global systems of injustice? Powerful systems like immigration can often work against the very people they are meant to protect. JaivetEalom is the only person to ever escape Australia’s notorious offshore detention center on Manus Island, located in the South Pacific. In this talk, Jaivet shares his story and offers suggestions for the most powerful acts that we can take as individuals to face off against systems of oppression.
JaivetEalom is a refugee activist and author born in Myanmar who now resides in Canada, where he has become a prominent spokesman for the Rohingya community. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at ted.com/tedx