Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Rally: Stop the deportation of Afghan Hazara asylum seeker Ismail Mirza Jan

Tuesday, February 7, 5.30pm. Bourke Street Mall (corner of Swanston Street), Melbourne. Facebook event The Australian government is currently attempting to deport Afghan Hazara asylum seeker, Ismail Mirza Jan, to Afghanistan. Never before has an Afghan national been forcibly removed from Australia to Afghanistan. This would be a new low in Australia’s refugee policy, with(…)

Media Release: 18-year-old refugee moved to Adelaide before Federal Court appearance on Monday

Due to Ali Abbas being moved to Adelaide prior to his court case, the prior planned solidarity rally outside the Federal Court in Melbourne has been cancelled. The Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) condemns the Department of Immigration for moving Ali Abbas to Adelaide prior to his court case challenging ASIO’s adverse security check. Abbas is(…)

Free Ali Abbas! Protest in support of court case against ASIO

Due to Ali Abbas being moved to Adelaide, this event has been cancelled. Please see media release. Monday, 23rd January from 9.30am Federal Court of Australia, 305 William Street (corner of La Trobe Street), Melbourne Facebook event! Ali Abbas, a Bedouin refugee from Kuwait, will have his plea for freedom heard on Monday morning in(…)