Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

URGENT: Vigil + Protest for Rohingyan refugee killed on Manus Island

FRIDAY MAY 25, 5:30-6:30pm, STATE LIBRARY Join the Refugee Action Collective for a vigil + protest to mark the death of yet another refugee on Manus Island. Speakers: – Shawfikul Islam, Australian Burmese Rohingya Organisation more tbc A thirty two Rohingyan refugee has died on Manus on Tuesday May 22. Reports indicate he was killed(…)

Chauka, Please Tell Us The Time | RAC film screening fundraiser

Friday June 15, 6:30 – 8:30pm RMIT University, Building 80, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne Link to Facebook Event: Refugee Action Collective Victoria presents: Chaulka, Please Tell Us The Time, a documentary co-directed by Behrooz Boochani and Arash Kamali Sarvestani. This incredible and deeply moving documentary captures life inside the Manus Island immigration detention centre.(…)


A 52 year-old Rohingya refugee has died on Manus Island. Reports indicate that the refugee was killed after he jumped from a moving bus and was struck by its wheels of the bus, around 11am very near to West Haus refugee compound. Most refugees on Manus believe that the man’s death was suicide. The Rohingyan(…)