Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2017 Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE  | REFUGEE ACTIVISTS ACTION TO PREVENT DEPORTATION FROM VILLAWOOD

MEDIA RELEASE | REFUGEE ACTIVISTS ACTION TO PREVENT DEPORTATION FROM VILLAWOOD 0

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE REFUGEE ACTIVISTS ACTION TO PREVENT DEPORTATION FROM VILLAWOOD Refugee activists have gathered outside Villawood Detention Centre to try and prevent the deportation of a 60 year-old Iraqi man, ‘Saeed’, who came to Australia in 2012.   Saeed, from a religious minority in Iraq, faces persecution if he is forced to(…)

TOM BALLARD – STAND UP FOR MEHDI COMEDY GIG 0

TOM BALLARD – STAND UP FOR MEHDI COMEDY GIG “People become refugees for lots of different reasons. Mehdi lived in Iran. He dared to tell some jokes. Those jokes put his life in danger. He had to escape. Then he found himself on Manus Island. For more than three years. In this very special event,(…)

The campaign for justice for refugees has lost a fighter 0

The campaign for justice for refugees has lost a fighter. Sadly Trevor R. Grant passed away on Sunday 5th March after a battle with mesothelioma. Trevor was amazing. As a journalist and activist he brought fire and a deep humanity to everything he did. For many years, Trevor worked as a high profile sports journalist(…)