Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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Media Release (Artists Committee) 28/02 | NGV drops Wilson Security

NGV drops Wilson Security The National Gallery of Victoria has today indicated that Wilson Security will no longer provide security services at the state institution.  Wilson Security is well known for its serious and extensive record of human rights abuses against children, women and men held in offshore immigration detention centres on Manus Island and(…)

Media Release Tamil Refugee Council 28/02 | DEPORTED TAMIL MAN HARASSED BY SECURITY FORCES IN SRI LANKA

DEPORTED TAMIL MAN HARASSED BY SECURITY FORCES IN SRI LANKA A former member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, or Tamil Tigers) deported under duress from Australia last week is being harassed and intimidated, along with his family, by the Sri Lankan state. Santharuban was handed over to Sri Lankan authorities at Bandaranaike(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 25/02 | MORE REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU TO BE RESETTLED, BUT TURNBULL KEEPS SILENT ABOUT PAINFULLY SLOW  DEAL

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MORE REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU TO BE RESETTLED, BUT TURNBULL KEEPS SILENT ABOUT PAINFULLY SLOW  DEAL A group of 26 refugees, including three babies, are flying from Nauru today (Sunday, 25 February) to the US visa Fiji. (Photos attached) The twenty-six include two Sri Lankan families, but most of the refugees(…)