Emilia Terzon

Stuff

Tiger is a Three-Year-Old German Shepherd with Dwarfism

Pituitary dwarfism affects dogs in much the same way as humans. Close the dwarves don't really look like infant German Shepherds-more like a Corgi crossed with a raccoon.
Emilia Terzon
11.4.14
Film

This Guy Spent Twenty Years Searching for a Dwarf James Bond

In the 90s, Australian Andrew Leavold became fascinated with Weng Weng, the Philippines' biggest—and smallest—movie star. That led to a two-decade long search for the actor that's now documented in a film.
Emilia Terzon
9.5.14
2014 Festival of Dangerous Ideas

‘Blasted Island’ is An Unknown History of Nauru Island

We talked to Noelle Janaczewska about her upcoming Festival of Dangerous Ideas performance.
Emilia Terzon
8.21.14
News

I Survived a Khmer Rouge Execution During The Cambodian Genocide

Sovannora survived prison camps, an execution attempt, and an frantic journey across a minefield. We asked him how he felt after the sentencing of two former Khmer Rouge officials two weeks ago.
Emilia Terzon
8.19.14
asia & pacific

‘I Learned to Fight For My Life’: Meet a Man Who Survived a Khmer Rouge Execution

Sovannora survived prison camps, an execution attempt, and an frantic journey across a minefield.
Emilia Terzon
8.18.14
Stuff

Punishment, Employment, and Prison Dollars in the Top End

Peter is tanned, tattooed and wearing a high-vis shirt. He looks a lot like the other construction workers, except he’s currently serving a 12-year sentence.
Emilia Terzon
7.24.14
News

Sent to Nauru with No Training and No Answers - Part 2

In part 2 of our interview with Nicole Judge and Chris Iacono, two former support workers at Australian offshore detention facilities, the pair discuss their time at Manus Island and their decision to break confidentiality agreements and speak at the...
Emilia Terzon
6.18.14
News

Sent to Nauru with No Training and No Answers - Part 1

We spoke to the young Australian support workers who just broke confidentiality agreements to give evidence in the Senate's Manus Island Inquiry.
Emilia Terzon
6.17.14
Stuff

Benefits and Doubt in the Illawarra

Last week it was announced that unemployed people under 30 will be barred from unemployment benefits for six months out of every year. We visited the Illawarra, where youth joblessness sits at 20 percent, to talk to locals about the changes.
Emilia Terzon
5.21.14
Stuff

What We Have and Haven't Learned from the Rana Plaza Factory Disaster

It's been one year since the Bangladeshi factory collapse which killed more than 1,130 garment workers. Can the odd pang of consumer guilt be reconciled with this unfathomable tragedy?
Emilia Terzon
4.28.14
Opinion and Analysis

Australia's Sex Non-Specific Ruling Has Some Confusing Implications

The High Court of Australia made a historic “non-specific” ruling. So, what do you call somebody who is now “neither man nor woman?"
Emilia Terzon
4.4.14
News

The Sex “Non-Specific” Ruling's Confusing Implications

What do you call somebody who is now officially “neither man nor woman”?
Emilia Terzon
4.4.14
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