Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release: Refugee assessments of 157 Tamils must start – Morrison must retract ‘economic refugee’ claims 0

The Refugee Action Collective expresses concerns about the welfare of the Tamil asylum seekers now held in Curtin detention centre and the way in which their claims to protection will be processed.   ‘It is disgraceful that 157 Tamil asylum seekers, including young children, were locked up for a month in windowless rooms on the(…)

Protest One Year of Operation Sovereign Borders

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https://www.facebook.com/events/668260659917421 Download poster: Low Resolution: Oct 11 refugee rally High Resolution: Oct 11 refugee rally Please note DATE CHANGE to 2pm Saturday October 11, State Library, corner of Swanston and La Trobe Sts Melbourne. We have shifted our rally because GetUp! and environment NGO’s have called a large climate mobilisation for Sept 21, we didn’t(…)

Media Release: Beatings, rape threats, forced signatures – explosive allegations on Manus must be investigated 0

Media Release – for immediate release   Beatings, rape threats, forced signatures – explosive allegations on Manus must be investigated ‘On Monday 14 July, two asylum seekers on Manus Island were taken out of their compound by Wilson Security guards. Both are eye-witnesses to the 17 February attack and to the murder of Reza Berati.(…)