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Tamil Refugee Council Media Release 10/09 | MEDICAL REPORT: DETENTION MAKING BILOELA CHILDREN SICK

The Tamil Refugee Council has condemned the ongoing detention of a Tamil family removed earlier this year from their home in Biloela, central Queensland, after a new medical report noted emerging behavioural problems in the children. The family — Priya, Nades and their infant daughters Kopiga, 3, and Tharnicca (Dharuniga), 14 months — has been(…)

Mon Sept 10 | Vigil for Iraqi, Tamil and Hazara asylum deaths, Sack Dutton Now

Mon Sept 10 | Vigil for Iraqi, Tamil and Hazara asylum deaths, Sack Dutton Now

When: 5:30-7pm, Monday 10th September Where: State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne Facebook event here As politicians pay lip service to mental health, we find ourselves yet again in the heartbreaking position of holding a vigil to mark recent deaths of asylum seekers. Three deaths by suicide have occurred in this last week(…)

2pm Sat Sept 22 | Public Meeting: Don’t Deport Huyen!

2pm Sat Sept 22 | Public Meeting: Don’t Deport Huyen!

When: 2-5pm, Saturday 22nd September Where: Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray, Victoria Facebook event here Sign petition here Vietnamese flyer here English flyer here Speakers include: Paul Lee- Huyen’s husband, Isabella’s father Huong Truong, Greens MLC for Western Melbourne Vietnamese asylum seeker Huyen is facing deportation and indefinite separation from her baby(…)