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Forum: Missing Boats and Disappeared People: The fate of the Tamil refugees

Forum: Missing Boats and Disappeared People: The fate of the Tamil refugees

A public forum of the Refugee Action Collective SPEAKERS: Fr Pancras Jordan – Dominican priest of Tamil origin working in schools in the Brisbane Archdiocese. He has been advocating for Tamil rights in Sri Lanka since coming to Australia in 1991. Trevor Grant – Tamil Refugee Council, and author of a new book ‘How the(…)

IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT IGNORES SUICIDE RISK‏

MEDIA RELEASE for immediate release IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT IGNORES SUICIDE RISK‏   ‘An 18-year-old Pakastani asylum seeker, Sayed, who has been in psychiatric care for three months is about to be sent back to the Melbourne detention centre where he has made a suicide attempt and carried out serious incidents of self-harm this year,’ said Chris(…)

Protest Sunday July 13: Welcome the 153 asylum seekers – let them land, let them stay!

Protest Sunday July 13: Welcome the 153 asylum seekers – let them land, let them stay!

1pm Bourke St Mall, Sunday July 13 Don’t send asylum seekers back to danger in Sri Lanka No to ‘enhanced screening’ Let Them Land, Let Them Stay! https://www.facebook.com/events/540937419343939 The Refugee Action Collective will be holding a protest in the Bourke St Mall 1pm this Sunday July 13, to demand that the 153 Tamil asylum seekers(…)