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MEDIA RELEASE 5/07 | HEARTLESS BORDER FORCE DENIES FARIBORZ’S MOTHER’S WISHES

Australian Border Force authorities on Nauru have rejected Fariborz mother’s wishes that Fariborz’s body be sent to Australia for burial. Fariborz’s mother wrote a plea to Border Force on 27 June. More than 200 refugees also presented a petition to Border Force requesting that Fariborz body be sent to Australia and for help for his(…)

5pm 13 Jul | Paint the Town Refugee

5pm 13 Jul | Paint the Town Refugee

When: 5-6:30pm, 13 July 2018 Where: State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne Facebook event here Calling all human rights activists! Join the Refugee Action Collective on 13 July to cover the Melbourne CBD in posters, leaflets and stencils to promote our “5 Years Too Many Rally for Refugees”. This important rally is to(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 2/07 | NAURU PETITION CALLS FOR FARIBORZ’S BODY AND FAMILY TO BE BROUGHT TO AUSTRALIA

More than two weeks since Fariborz Karami died on Nauru, the Australia Border Force (ABF) has made no arrangements to meet his family’s request that his body be buried in Australia. The Iranian community on Nauru has initiated a petition calling for the ABF to respect the family’s wishes and make immediate arrangements for Fariborz’s(…)