Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2015 Media Releases

5:30pm 10 Dec | Refugee Rights are Human Rights speakout on Human Rights Day

5:30pm 10 Dec | Refugee Rights are Human Rights speakout on Human Rights Day

When: 5:30pm-8:30pm 10 December Where: City Square, 67 Swanston St, Melbourne On Human Rights Day, join RAC to call for the closure of offshore detention centres on Christmas Island, on Manus Island and Nauru and call for the release of all refugees and their settlement in the community in Australia. Speakers include: Mohammad Baqiri –(…)

5:30pm 12 Nov | Fazel shoudn’t have died: Action to demand no more deaths in detention

5:30pm 12 Nov | Fazel shoudn’t have died: Action to demand no more deaths in detention

When: 5:30pm, Thursday Nov 12 Where: Bourke St Mall, Melbourne On Sunday November 8th, tragedy struck once again in Australia’s detention centres. Fazel Chegeni was found dead on Christmas Island after escaping from the detention centre on the Friday evening. Detainees report that Serco’s guards enforce a ruthless rule of force on Christmas Island, which relies(…)

KURDISH REFUGEE DEAD ON CHRISTMAS ISLAND : ANOTHER VICTIM OF LONG TERM DETENTION

> MEDIA ALERT > > KURDISH REFUGEE DEAD ON CHRISTMAS ISLAND : ANOTHER VICTIM OF LONG TERM DETENTION > > It is believed that an Iranian Kurdish refugee, Fazel Chegeni, has > died on Christmas Island. > > The man in his early 30s, escaped from the North West Point detention > centre 48 hours(…)