Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2017 Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE | FOXTROT PROTEST DEFIES MOVE ORDERS 0

MEDIA RELEASE FOXTROT PROTEST DEFIES MOVE ORDERS A mass protest at the Foxtrot compound on Manus Island has defied Border Force orders to move and demanded that power and water be officially restored to the compound. (Photos attached) . The protest gathered at 2pm at Foxtrot compound chanted, “We do not want to settle in(…)

MEDIA RELEASE | MORE ATTACKS ON REFUGEES ON MANUS; TWO BRUTALLY INJURED 0

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MORE ATTACKS ON REFUGEES ON MANUS; TWO BRUTALLY INJURED Three attacks in twelve hours on refugees on Manus Island shows how unsafe the Manus community is for refugees and exactly why refugees are refusing to move from the detention centre to East Lorengau. Two refugees, one Sudanese and one Iranian,(…)

MEDIA RELEASE | CLOSURE THREATS STEPPED-UP ON MANUS ISLAND 0

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASECLOSURE THREATS STEPPED-UP ON MANUS ISLAND PNG Immigration has announced its intention to close Foxtrot Compound inside the Manus detention centre as of today, 26 July. The notice (attached) is the latest in the campaign of Border Force and PNG immigration to force asylum seekers and refugees out of the detention(…)