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MEDIA RELEASE 13/10 | RESETTLEMENT FARCE AS MANUS REFUGEES FACE MORE THREATS

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE RESETTLEMENT FARCE AS MANUS REFUGEES FACE MORE THREATS The latest notice on Manus Island (see attached) announces the next stage in trying to force refugees out of the detention centre and into greater danger in the Lorengau settlement. Refugees can no longer purchase anything at the detention centre canteen, nor(…)

NEW INITIATIVE: Letter to Senators

A new initiative that RAC is organising is mass letter writing to the Victorian Labor Senators. This targeted approach pressures parliamentarians to change policy, as this directly threatens their chance of re-election. Feel free to download the pro forma letter and fill in your details and the senator’s details, and then mail to them. Of(…)

Tamil Refugee Council Press Release | TAMIL MAN DIES ON MANUS ISLAND

The death of a Tamil asylum seeker on Manus Island on Monday is further evidence that the Australian government’s refugee policy is killing people, a spokesman for the Tamil Refugee Council said today. “Rajeev Rajendran was just 32 and had everything to live for. But the suffering he has endured at the hands of the(…)