“This waiting for the Home Office to decide – me, I always say that it is a diplomatic form of torture. They are not raping us, they are not burning us with cigarettes, they are not hitting us with guns, but they are torturing us mentally, and that’s the worst. Because – my scars, they heal. It was painful but if I touch them now, I feel no pain. But the torture that is mental – this is constant…”
Read by actors and performers, Asylum Monologues is a piece of documentary theatre sharing first hand accounts of peoples’ experiences of seeking refuge in the UK and undergoing the UK asylum process. ice&fire are a theatre company dedicated to exploring human rights stories through performance, putting human rights at the core of everything they do to make accessible theatre for a wide range ofaudiences across the UK.
The Actors For Human Rights project is ice&fire’s campaigning programme, presenting readings of first hand accounts of people’s experiences relating to a range of human rights themes.
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