March 21, 2016
> Refugee Action Coalition
> MEDIA RELEASE
> ASYLUM SEEKERS HOLD SECOND DAY OF PROTEST ON NAURU
> Asylum seekers on Nauru held a protest at the gates of the family
> compound, RPC 3 , for the second day in a row, beginning at 5.00pm
> Nauru time.
> Many of the asylum seekers are still waiting for answers to their
> refugee claims for more than two-and half years.
> The Nauru protest began on Palm Sunday co-inciding with the Palm
> Sunday “Welcome Refugee” rallies calling for the closure of Manus
> Island and Nauru. The start of the protests also co-incided with the
> start of the Iranian new year – symbolically marking the beginning of
> yet another year in offshore detention.
> For more information contact Ian Rintoul 0417 275 713