Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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MEDIA RELEASE 05/09| PORT MORESBY REFUGEES PROTEST PHONE CARD CUTS

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE PORT MORESBY REFUGEES PROTEST PHONE CARD CUTS Refugees transferred to Port Moresby for medical reasons staged “Day 1” of protest action outside the Australian Border Force office at the motel where they are being held (photo attached). They are protesting the latest move by Border Force to cut them off(…)

JUSTICE FOR HAMED 8/08 | REFUGEE ADVOCATES CALL FOR INDEPENDENT INQUIRY INTO MANUS DEATH

JUSTICE FOR HAMED REFUGEE ADVOCATES CALL FOR INDEPENDENT INQUIRY INTO MANUS DEATH Refugee advocates are deeply concerned at PNG police statements that they have ruled out “foul play” in regard to the death of Hamed. “It is impossible for the PNG police to rule out foul play. The hastiness of the declartation only makes it(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 7/08 | ONE MORE DEATH ON MANUS; MORE BLOOD ON TURNBULL’S HANDS

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE ONE MORE DEATH ON MANUS; MORE BLOOD ON TURNBULL’S HANDS A 31 year-old Iranian asylum seeker, Hamid, was found hanging from a tree this morning (Monday) near the school close to the East Lorengau Transit Accommodation. “Hamid’s death brings the Manus detention death toll to five. Five lives cut short(…)