Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2017 Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE 2/10 | ANOTHER TRAGIC REFUGEE SUICIDE AS DUTTON’S OFFSHORE POLICY CLAIMS ANOTHER VICTIM

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE ANOTHER TRAGIC REFUGEE SUICIDE AS DUTTON’S  OFFSHORE POLICY CLAIMS ANOTHER VICTIM A Tamil refugee was found hanging next to the Lorengau hospital kitchen in the early hours of this morning (Monday, 2 October). His death is the second suicide on Manus in less than two months. The 32 year-old Tamil man(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 27/09 | TWENTY-SEVEN REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU FOR THE US

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE TWENTY-SEVEN REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU FOR THE US Tewnty-seven refugees left Nauru this morning bound for Port Moresby, the first leg of a 50-hour long journey to resettled in the USA (link to video clip below) . The group included families, single men and single women, from a varity of countries(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 20/09| FIRST MANUS REFUGEES TO THE US THIS WEEKEND; NOW, STOP THE FORCED CLOSURE

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE FIRST MANUS REFUGEES TO THE US THIS WEEKEND; NOW, STOP THE FORCED CLOSURE Three Sudanese refugees on Manus Island have been accepted for resettlement in the US. They will fly to Port Moresby this coming weekend and from there to the US two days later. “This is good news for(…)