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Mark Isaacs

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Mark's first book, The Undesirables: Inside Nauru (Hardie Grant, 2014), is an account of his work with asylum seekers in Nauru, one of Australia’s notorious offshore detention centres. His second book, “Nauru Burning” (Editia, 2016), follows up The Undesirables with an investigative report on human rights abuses on Nauru. Mark is currently writing another book for Hardie Grant about a nonviolent community group in Afghanistan.

Mark is vice president of Sydney PEN, an affiliate of PEN International, a worldwide association of writers which defends freedom of expression and campaigns on behalf of writers who have been
silenced by persecution or imprisonment.

Mark has published articles with The Guardian, Foreign Policy, World Policy Journal, Syd
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The Undesirables: Inside Nauru

4.41 avg rating — 178 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Nauru Burning

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