Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2017 Media Releases

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(…)

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(…)

7pm Fri 6 Oct | Speak out: No More Manus Deaths – Vigil for Rajeev

7pm Fri 6 Oct | Speak out: No More Manus Deaths – Vigil for Rajeev

When: 7-8:30pm Friday 6th October Where: Bourke St Mall (corner Bourke and Swanston Sts), Melbourne RAC will hold a speak out over the death of 32 year old Rajeev Rajendran on Manus Island. Evolens projections on the corner of Swanston & Bourke Sts will start from 7.30pm speakers include Aran Mylvaganam – Tamil Refugee Council(…)