Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2017 Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE 2/11 | MANUS REFUGEES DIG IN TO DEFY SEIGE

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MANUS REFUGEES DIG IN TO DEFY SEIGE Manus refugees are literally digging in as they prepare to survive the government seige of the Manus detention centre. Video clips attached give a snapshot of life in side the detention centre, day 2 of the seige. Overnight refugees dug a well in(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 1/11|GENERATORS HAVE BEEN TAKEN OUT OF MANUS COMPOUNDS

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE GENERATORS HAVE BEEN TAKEN OUT OF MANUS COMPOUNDS All electricity generators have been removed from all compounds at the Manus detention centre this morning (Wednesday, 1 November) as Dutton extends the brutal seige of the centre (photos attached). There is now no elecricity for any of the detention centre. The(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 31/10 | MANUS ALLIANCE AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE GROUP PRESENTS PETITION TO GOVERNOR

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MANUS ALLIANCE AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE GROUP PRESENTS PETITION TO GOVERNOR More than 300 Manusians have signed a petition calling for all asylum seekers and refugees to be returned to Australia. The petition, organised by the Manus Alliance Against Human Rights Abuse, is addressed to PNG Prime Minsiter and the(…)