Jaivet Ealom

Refugee Activist and Author

An activist for the Rohingya community, Jaivet is the only person to have ever successfully escaped Manus Island, Australia’s notorious detention center for refugees. Jaivet Wrote Escape from Manus Prison: One Man’s Daring Quest for Freedom, about his awe-inspiring escape from Australia’s notorious detention centre for refugees. Born in Myanmar, Jaivet now resides in Canada where he is an activist and spokesman for the Rohingya community