'I survived': New Wollongong residents share stories for Refugee Week

Kate McIlwain
Updated June 16 2023 - 7:06pm, first published June 14 2023 - 2:55pm
Khatereh Khoshnejadahmadi and Abbas Azizi shared their stories at the Wollongong City Council Refugee Week Community event held at Wollongong Town Hall. Picture by Robert Peet.
Khatereh Khoshnejadahmadi and Abbas Azizi shared their stories at the Wollongong City Council Refugee Week Community event held at Wollongong Town Hall. Picture by Robert Peet.

Khatereh Khoshnejadahmadi has been trying to find freedom from her homeland of Iran for a long time.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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