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MEDIA RELEASE 15/12 | PNG SUPREME COURT RULES MAJOR VICTORY TO MANUS ASYLUM SEEKERS

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE  PNG SUPREME COURT RULES MAJOR VICTORY TO MANUS ASYLUM SEEKERS  The full bench of the PNG Supreme Court today (Friday) finally handed a ruling formally finding that the human rights of all those sent to Manus Island have been breached.  The victory comes after almost two years of deliberate attempts(…)

Forum: Can the International Criminal Court prosecute Australia’s leaders for crimes against humanity?

In Human Rights Week a Refugee Advocacy Network & RMIT Arts and Labour & Working Life Collective forum this Thursday asks given the mistreatment of asylum seekers and refugees: Can the International Criminal Court prosecute Australia’s leaders for crimes against humanity? Thursday, 7 December 2017, 6:00 – 8:00pm Building 80, Level 2, Lecture Theatre 2 RMIT(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 24/11 | POLICE BEAT MANUS REFUGEES

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE POLICE BEAT MANUS REFUGEES PNG poice and Immigration returned to the detention centre around 7.00am (PNG time) and have begun systematically beating refugees in an attempt to drive them out of the detention centre. (Video clip attached) Around 350 people remained in the detention centre overnight despite brutal police actions(…)