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Mark Isaacs

Mark Isaacs is a writer, community worker, adventurer, campaigner for social justice and author of The Undesirables: Inside Nauru (Hardie Grant, 2014), an account of his work with asylum seekers inside the Nauru Regional Processing Centre.
Mark has written for publications including Foreign Policy, World Policy Journal, Huffington Post, VICE and New Matilda. He continues to work with asylum seekers and refugees for a settlement service in Sydney.

This Writer's Books

Nauru Burning

In Nauru Burning: An uprising and its aftermath, Mark Isaacs goes behind the veil of secrecy around Australia’s offshore immigration detention centres to reveal a climate of fear and hopelessness, culminating in the riot and fire which destroyed much of the Nauru regional processing centre in July 2013.