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July 29 Protest: Malaysia refugee swap deal inhumane

PROTEST Malaysia refugee swap deal inhumane Refugee groups in Malaysia are also protesting against this inhumane refugee swap deal. We can’t let the Australian government to get away with this people trafficking deal. Asylum seekers need to have their claims processed in Australia. Come and show your opposition to the Malaysia deal. Friday 29 July(…)

Media Release: Boys sew their lips at Broadmeadows Detention Centre

Press Release of boys sewing lips at MITA (Broadmeadows Detention Centre): Three unaccompanied minors protest over weekend of 23rd July 2011. On the afternoon of Sunday 24th of August, The Refugee Action Collective received distressing images and news of 3 boys sewing their lips together at the Broadmeadows Detention Centre. When trying to visit these(…)

Media Release: Refugee Action Collective condemns the Malaysian solution

For immediate release: Refugee Action Collective condemns the Malaysian solution July 24, 2011 The Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) condemns the Australian government’s agreement to send 800 asylum seekers to Malaysia in an agreement to be signed with the Malaysian government tomorrow. We insist that arrivals by boat be processed in the Australian community. We should(…)