Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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MEDIA RELEASE 7/11 | LAWYERS WILL APPEAL COURT RULING ON MANUS DETENTION SIEGE

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE LAWYERS WILL APPEAL COURT RULING ON MANUS DETENTION SIEGE ┬áMANUS STILL UNSAFE The PNG Supreme Court has declined to issue an injunction to restore immediately food, water, and power to the Manus detention centre. The Chief Justice found that while the applicant’s (Behrounz Boochani) human rights may have been breached,(…)

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(…)