Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2017 Media Releases

RAC Statement: No to racist deportations 0

No to racist deportations Migrant youth accused of committing crimes are being referred to Border Force for possible deportation. The Refugee Action Collective strongly opposes this trump-like scapegoating. In particular, we condemn attempts to change the law to allow for the deportation of children. Despite saying, in a 19 January interview with 3AW, that “Australia(…)

4:30pm 9 Feb | Don’t Silence Refugees: Oppose the Mobile Phone Ban

4:30pm 9 Feb | Don’t Silence Refugees: Oppose the Mobile Phone Ban 0

When: 4:30-6pm Thursday 9 February Where: Department of Immigration, 2 Lonsdale St Casselden Pl, Melbourne Join the Refugee Action Collective to oppose the government and department of immigration cruel and punitive attempts to silence refugees, by banning mobile phones from detention centres, cutting off refugees from the outside world and silencing the horrors inside detention, as(…)

MEDIA RELEASE | BASHED MANUS REFUGEES NEED URGENT MEDICAL TREATEMENT 0

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE BASHED MANUS REFUGEES NEED URGENT MEDICAL TREATEMENT Two Iranian refugees, Mehdi and Mohammad, arrested and bashed by up to 10 PNG police and immigration officers last night (New Years eve) on Manus Island are still in police custody 24 hours later. Neither of the refugees has been seen by doctors(…)