Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2016 Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE: Federal Court rules asylum seekers can keep mobile phones in detention

MEDIA RELEASE: Federal Court rules asylum seekers can keep mobile phones in detention Federal Court rules asylum seekers can keep mobile phones in detention 17 March 2017 The Federal Court in Sydney today (17 March 2017) has ruled that asylum seekers have the right to continue their legal fight to keep their mobile phones while in(…)

MEDIA RELEASE | VIGILS CALLED FOR MANUS SUDANESE REFUGEE MANUS REFUGEES DEMAND ROYAL COMMISSION INTO IHMS MALPRACTICE

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE   VIGILS CALLED FOR MANUS SUDANESE REFUGEE  MANUS REFUGEES DEMAND ROYAL COMMISSION INTO IHMS MALPRACTICE More than 200 refugees on Manus Island have signed a letter (text below, photos attached) calling for a Royal Commission to fully investigate IHMS (the Manus detention medical provider contracted to the Australian government) and(…)

6pm 3rd Jan |VIGIL FOR FAYSAL AHMED

6pm 3rd Jan |VIGIL FOR FAYSAL AHMED

Join Refugee Action Collective (Vic) for a vigil for Faysal at 6pm Tuesday 3rd January, Princes Bridge, Swanston St Melbourne We will have candles and flowers, or bring your own. Speakers tba Facebook event here Faysal Ahmed was born 20 June 1989 and died 24 December 2016. He was 27 years old and in the(…)