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Solidarity with Manus asylum seekers spreads around the Globe

Solidarity with Manus asylum seekers spreads around the Globe

As the mass hunger strike involving around 800 people on Manus Island enters its 12th day, solidarity with the asylum seekers is spreading around the globe. Protests have already taken place in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Perth and New York. In coming days there will be protests in Boston, Berlin, Brussels, and Cambridge. ‘The violent(…)

Freedom for Manus – RAC flyer about the mass hunger strike

Refugee Action Collective – Freedom for Manus freedom for manus.pdf Why did asylum seekers start their hunger strike? The hunger strike was sparked by the threat of forced ‘resettlement’ of 8 asylum seekers to Longerau on Jan 22, where there have been death threats against them. After the attacks that murdered Reza Barati and left(…)

Manus asylum seekers denied water – video and pictures

Manus asylum seekers denied water – video and pictures

Peter Dutton says claims that asylum seekers were denied water are ‘complete rubbish’ http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/claims-manus-island-asylum-seekers-denied-food-and-water-complete-rubbish-peter-dutton-20150120-12trb0.html Video and pictures are below judge for yourself (please note though we endeavour to get up material in a timely fashion, continuing updates on the ongoing mass hunger strike get posted more frequenetly on our Facebook page than this website see(…)