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Stop Abbott’s first refugee deportation to Afghanistan

Stop Abbott’s first refugee deportation to Afghanistan

https://www.facebook.com/events/306848846106791 Snap Action tomorrow, Tuesday 4th February, 12:30pm, at Liberal Party Headquarters, 104 Exhibition Street Melbourne Immigration Minister Scott Morrison is preparing to deport a Hazara asylum seeker from detention in Villawood NSW to Afghanistan this Tuesday night. If successful, this will be the first forced deportation to Afghanistan since Howard. This deportation may well(…)

MEDIA RELEASE – Three asylum seekers dead after boat turn back – Abbott has blood on his hands

MEDIA RELEASE – Three asylum seekers dead after boat turn back – Abbott has blood on his hands

****update from Refugee Action Collective: it now seems entirely possible that 3 asylum seekers did not die, but we still do not know for sure. Paul Toohey from News Ltd who wrote the original article has not responded to our inquiries. Michael Bachelard from Fairfax who also wrote stories on this incident got back to(…)

Palm Sunday Refugee Rally Announced <br> 2pm, April 13, 2014, State Library

Palm Sunday Refugee Rally Announced
2pm, April 13, 2014, State Library

A meeting of over 30 people, representing a coalition of unions, religious groups, refugee groups, ethnic communities and more, met on Jan 20 and have announced they will hold a major rally and march for refugee rights, on Palm Sunday this year – 2pm, April 13, State Library – more details soon. With Abbott and(…)