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Justine Poon

Justine Poon

Justine Poon is a Lecturer in Law and Society at the University of the Sunshine Coast. She produces the Law Art Politics podcast.

Justine Poon reviews 'Escape from Manus: The untold true story' by Jaivet Ealom

September 2021, no. 435 19 August 2021
After surviving two perilous boat journeys when he thought he would die, Jaivet Ealom is taken into the control of Australian authorities and given the designation EML019 on an identification card that manages to misspell his name. He will be referred as EML019 for the next three years, having arrived in Australian waters just five days after 19 July 2013, when a policy change meant that asylum se ... (read more)