Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2017 Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE | MANUS PROTESTS GROWS AGAINST COMPOUND CLOSURE REFUGEE SUPPORTERS DEMAND TURNBULL BRING THEM HERE 0

  Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MANUS PROTESTS GROWS AGAINST COMPOUND CLOSURE REFUGEE SUPPORTERS DEMAND TURNBULL BRING THEM HERE In the biggest demonstration yet against the arbitrary closure of Foxtrot compound hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees have protested at the compound. (Photos attached) Despite the threat of closure and demolition, refugees and asylum seekers(…)

Statement from Refugees and Asylum Seekers on Nauru 0

We have waited long enough! We have a right to be free and to know our future! We were tricked into being transferred to Nauru from Christmas island, promised that we would be freed quickly if we followed the rules. Those who remained on Christmas Island, are now in Australia. Some of us have children,(…)

MEDIA RELEASE | CRISIS LOOMS ON MANUS AS WATER AND POWER TURNED OFF 0

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE CRISIS LOOMS ON MANUS AS WATER AND POWER TURNED OFF Tensions escalated on Manus Island on Monday, after the power and water for Foxtrot compound was turned off (notice attached) around 1pm. Refugees were again told that they ‘need to move to East Lorengu Transit Centre’, but nothing is said(…)