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Book Review of The Drownings Argument

Book Review of The Drownings Argument

Book Review of The Drownings’ Argument by Helen Panopoulos ‘We’ve stopped the boats and the refugees are no longer at risk of drowning at sea.’ Both Labour and the Coalition have used the death at sea argument to implement cruel border protection policies. Like the Emperors’ new clothes, both political parties feign concern over refugees(…)

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

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

Protest One Year of Operation Sovereign Borders

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(…)