Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release

Statement: Refugee activists call on pro-refugee Labor MPs to cross the floor 0

Refugee activists call on pro-refugee Labor MPs to cross the floor The Refugee Action Collective condemns Labor’s plan to try and change the Migration Act to make the Malaysian “solution” lawful in the wake of the High Court victory. We reiterate our demand to end all offshore processing. Asylum seekers should be processed on the(…)

Media Release: Boys sew their lips at Broadmeadows Detention Centre 1

Press Release of boys sewing lips at MITA (Broadmeadows Detention Centre): Three unaccompanied minors protest over weekend of 23rd July 2011. On the afternoon of Sunday 24th of August, The Refugee Action Collective received distressing images and news of 3 boys sewing their lips together at the Broadmeadows Detention Centre. When trying to visit these(…)

Media Release: Refugee Action Collective condemns the Malaysian solution 0

For immediate release: Refugee Action Collective condemns the Malaysian solution July 24, 2011 The Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) condemns the Australian government’s agreement to send 800 asylum seekers to Malaysia in an agreement to be signed with the Malaysian government tomorrow. We insist that arrivals by boat be processed in the Australian community. We should(…)