MEDIA RELEASE 31/10 | MANUS ALLIANCE AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE GROUP PRESENTS PETITION TO GOVERNOR

Refugee Action Coalition

MEDIA RELEASE

MANUS ALLIANCE AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE GROUP PRESENTS PETITION TO GOVERNOR
More than 300 Manusians have signed a petition calling for all asylum seekers and refugees to be returned to Australia.
The petition, organised by the Manus Alliance Against Human Rights Abuse, is addressed to PNG Prime Minsiter and the PNG Chief Justice
The petition was presented to the to governor at the Manus Provincial Government offices this afternoon. Despite some threatening behaviour from the governor towards the petitioners, he personally accepted the petition.
Meanwhile refugees continue to try to secure the perimeter fence against possible attack, just hours before the 5.00pm deadline for closure. (Photo attached)
For more information, contact Ian Rintoul 0417 275 713