Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

2017 Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE | MANUS HUMAN RIGHTS TRASHED AS REFUGEES FORCED TO MOVE

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MANUS HUMAN RIGHTS TRASHED AS REFUGEES FORCED TO MOVE Charlie Compound, where ten Rohingya, Pakistani and Afghan refugees have been living for a month has been demolished after power and water was cut off and the refugees were evicted by PNG police and immigration officials last week. (Photos attached.) The(…)

Messages from Manus, Filmed by Behrouz Boochani

Messages from Manus, Filmed by Behrouz Boochani

MEDIA RELEASE | GOVERNMENT TURNS THE SCREWS ON MANUS REFUGEES

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE GOVERNMENT TURNS THE SCREWS ON MANUS REFUGEES Just days after agreeing to pay Manus asylum seekers and refugees $70 million in damages for unlawful imprisonment and for physical and psychological damage, the government has stepped its punitive program to forcible relocate the detainees. On Friday 23 June, all gym equipment(…)