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Old to go back to IraOn 26 August 2000 Munjed was finally freed Now fourteen years later he is one of the world's leading osseointegration surgeons transforming the lives of amputees with a pioneering techniue that allows them to walk againWalking Free is Munjed's extraordinary account of his journey from the brutality of Saddam Hussein's Ira to a new life in Australia and a remarkable career at the forefront of medicine. I have a lot of mixed feelings with regards to this bookWe hear the news of what happens in Ira when they invade Kuwait and the first Gulf War and we sit in our comfy homes and think thats terrible and aren t we lucky here in Australia It was really interesting to read how all of this impacted an Irai residentI can t imagine what it would feel like to be frightened for your life and have to flee from your own country with no real plan of where you are going to end up He comes from a wealthy family which he freely admits and has had an easy upbringing This is also easy to see from the picture of the inside of his house in Ira He accidentally fell in with two men who were illegally immigrating and thus ended up on a boat coming to Australia He was young scared for his life no real plan these two guys had a solution for him Could he have come to Australia legally considering he had fundsThe people smugglerswords can t describe them making money and lots of it out of other people s desperation The boat trip sounded horrendousWhen they arrived in Australian waters and were picked up by the AFP and taken to Christmas Island I felt they were treated well however I felt some of the immigrants extremely disrespectful rejecting food that had been given them and demanding food that they were used to I felt the AFP treated them with respect and did they best they could given the circumstancesOn to the Curtin Detention Center That bit actually made me feel ashamed to be Australian Yes they are illegal immigrants but does that really warrant them being treated so badly and not even using names just a number Disgusting There were so many different types of people there desperate scared people who would do anything and pay anything for a new life A lot of people from poor villages who couldn t read or write from Ira and Iran which surprised me There were also the fundamentalists the animosity between different type of Muslim religions which I didn t like at allI m glad they were all processed and able to make a new life here in Australia and I was pleased to be able to read Munjed s story I certainly learnt a lot Munjed Al Muderis is a world leading osseointegration surgeon and I m happy for him good on him that he was able to realise his dream and make so many peoples lives better and is continuing to do this I really felt for him throughout this book especially how he was treated in the detention Center but when he left I felt myself not liking him all that much any hence only three stars for this bookI was discussing this book with a friend today and said how disgusting the Curtin Detention Center was He told me that approx 7 years ago whilst travelling around Australia he spent two weeks in Broome and for two Sunday s attended a Baptist Church and learnt that volunteers from that church drove three hours one way each week to teach the detainees English Obviously wasn t in Munjed s time just thought it worthwhile mentioning this Fire in the Sky is one of the world's leading osseointegration surgeons transforming the lives of amputees with a pioneering techniue that allows them to walk againWalking Free olga spessivtzeva is Munjed's extraordinary account of his journey from the brutality of Saddam Hussein's Ira to a new life ¡Que vengan cuando quieran! in Australia and a remarkable career at the forefront of medicine. 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Jed's life changed forever He escaped to Indonesia where he boarded a filthy overcrowded refugee boat bound for AustraliaLike his fellow passengers he hoped for a new life free from fear and oppression but for ten months he was incarcerated in what became known as the worst of the refugee camps Curtin Detention Centre in Western Australia There he was known only by a number locked in solitary confinement and repeatedly t. The real story of an Irai refugee around the time of the Sydney Olympics Highlights the problems that make the topic of boat arrivals controversial people smugglers profiteering amongst other things but also the completely amateurish and inhumane approach of the Australian government when Muderis describes a few nights in a regular Australian jail as a welcome respite from detention camps you know there is something wrong with the pictureMuderis goes on to become a significant contributor to Australia and indeed the world through his medical innovation this is no spoiler it s mentioned in the first pages which makes you wonder what potential is suandered or suashed with Australia s regrettable approach to refugees The Valhalla Prophecy (Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase incarcerated The Tunnel in what became known as the worst of the refugee camps Curtin Detention Centre Secretos del Cosmos in Western Australia There he was known only by a number locked The Secret Treasons in solitary confinement and repeatedly t. The real story of an Irai refugee around the time of the Sydney Olympics Highlights the problems that make the topic of boat arrivals controversial people smugglers profiteering amongst other things but also the completely amateurish and مريض الوهم inhumane approach of the Australian government when Muderis describes a few nights The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death in a regular Australian jail as a welcome respite from detention camps you know there ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, is something wrong with the pictureMuderis goes on to become a significant contributor to Australia and Doctor y campeón indeed the world through his medical La corruptrice innovation this Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves is no spoiler The Purpose-Guided Universe it s mentioned The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion in the first pages which makes you wonder what potential The Academy is suandered or suashed with Australia s regrettable approach to refugees

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In 1999 Munjed Al Muderis was a young surgical resident working in Baghdad when a suad of Military Police marched into the operating theatre and ordered the surgical team to mutilate the ears of three busloads of army deserters When the head of surgery refused he was executed in front of his staff Munjed's choices were stark comply and breach the medical oath 'do no harm' refuse and face certain death or fleeThat day Mun. I finished reading this book this afternoon and haven t been able to stop thinking about it I m uite a conservative fairly right wing Aussie but I also demand facts and the complete silence media ban now the ban on even speaking of the conditions of asylum seekers made me confront the uncomfortable uestion does the country that I love so much have concentration camps I admit I ve wondered for a while and probably didn t want to know I wanted to proudly tell the world how perfect Australia is but we are notThat uestion led me in search of books from individuals who have experienced these detention centres in this case on shore they have since been moved offshore and I read Munjed s story only putting it down when I had to go to work It s an almost unbelievable tale of survival a reminder that life under Saddam Hussein was not peaceful nor stable and it pulls back the curtain on how Australia treated and I assume still treats asylum seekers I trust Munjed s account He has photographs to back up his account he is largely secular and highly intelligent able to give us insight into the other asylum seekers both good and bad as well as the guards and government officialsOne of the first things that appauled me about the country that I love so much is that detainees were referred to by a number never a name a tactic used by many a totalitarian regime to dehumanise people and in this instance it worked How bad must things be that going to prison alongside murderers and pedophiles is paradise compared to the Curtain Detention Centre No wonder the media was banned from reporting onvisitingphotographing these facilities They are appauling I used to watch a TV series Young Lions and an episode was banned by the government because it featured just a fictionalised account of a detention centre I knew then that things must be bad if the government was clamping down this way I just don t think I was ready to confront itYou ll learn that not only were people referred to only by a number but children were left in the camp with no education and exposed to abuse from other detainees the heat rain snakes etc had everyone so on edge its no wonder fights broke out and Munjed was told constantly to go back to Ira where he would be certainly tortured killed that Australians don t want him hereFrankly it s a miracle that he remained a good person and that he never lost his ambition to continue practicing medicine and now he restores literally the lives and limbs of Australians He is an asset to this country and we are very lucky to have himVery importantly he discusses how Australia needs to change its attitudes to refugees Not all people are like Munjed Many are uneducated and are driven to the ghettos and the fringes of society They play right into the hands of extremists who welcome them with open arms when we do not He makes excellent recommendations on how we can address this I only hope that enough people in power pay attention Even if they do not we all can play a small part in welcoming refugees when they move into in our local communities They have suffered enough Let s make it stop with us La isla de la calavera in Baghdad when a suad of Military Police marched Paleontology and Paleoenvironments into the operating theatre and ordered the surgical team to mutilate the ears of three busloads of army deserters When the head of surgery refused he was executed Manga in front of his staff Munjed's choices were stark comply and breach the medical oath 'do no harm' refuse and face certain death or fleeThat day Mun. 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About the Author: Munjed Al Muderis

Associate Professor Munjed Al Muderis is a world leading osseointegration surgeon and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame Australia in Sydney He practises as an orthopaedic surgeon at the Norwest Private Hospital the Seventh Day Adventist Hospital and the Macuarie University Hospital in Sydney's northern suburbs He lives in Sydney with his wife Irina who's a G



10 thoughts on “Walking Free

  1. says:

    I finished reading this book this afternoon and haven't been able to stop thinking about it I'm uite a conservative fairly right wing Aussie but I also demand facts and the complete silence media ban now the ban on even speaking of the conditions of asylum seekers made me confront the uncomfortable uestion doe

  2. says:

    Walking Free is an extraordinary memoir if someone rewrote it as a novel readers would say it was unrealistic Yet this story is trueMunjed Al Mu

  3. says:

    What an amazing story of survival resilience giving back to the world with no bitterness or angerMunjed Al Muderis fled Ira in the late 1990's At the time the country was under embargo food was rationed water electricity petrol was in short supply But when Munjed a Surgeon was ordered by soldiers of Sadaam's to amputate the ears of military d

  4. says:

    The real story of an Irai refugee around the time of the Sydney Olympics Highlights the problems that make the topic of bo

  5. says:

    Dr Munjed Al Muderis grew up in Ira during Saddam Hussein's reign He went to school with Saddam's sons then started his medical training at Basra University just as the Iran Ira War began One day as he was working as a trainee surgeon at the S

  6. says:

    Free tells the incredible story of Irai born surgeon Munjed Al Muderis – a man who faced terrible odds and circumstances to become one of the world’s leading osseointegration surgeons Set during the time when Ira is first invaded Muderis is training to become a surgeon when he faces a terrible choice – a suad of Military Police the bad guys arrive at his hospital and demand that he and his team perform surgery and remove th

  7. says:

    I have a lot of mixed feelings with regards to this bookWe hear the news of what happens in Ira when they invade Kuwait and the first Gulf War and we sit in our comfy homes and think thats terrible and aren't we lucky here in Austral

  8. says:

    Reading this book was straying REALLY FAR from my comfort zone of books Firstly it's an autobiography which I admit is the first one i've eve

  9. says:

    This is a sad story with so much blood and tears It is too sad to be true but luckily it ended up to a happy outcome Dr Munjed survived wars in the Middle East but this didn't mean that he would have a normal life

  10. says:

    This book was very interesting although it was written in a very dry style More people should write books about this topic to help people understand the issues

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