Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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MEDIA RELEASE 9/11| MANUS STANDING STRONG

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MANUS STANDING STRONG; Hundreds of Manus refugees and asylum seekers are staging a protest in Mike compound where the fences have been pulled down. (Photos attached.) Meanwhile, in Port Moresby, appeal documents have been lodged with the Supreme Court to appeal against the Chief Justice decision not to grant injunction(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 9/11| MANUS FENCES BEING DISMANTLED

Refugee Actiom Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MANUS FENCES BEING DISMANTLED Within a couple of hours of a notice being handed to the refugees inside the Manus detention centre, fences around the Mike Compound have begun to be taken down. Reducing the security around the centre will only raise the detainees’ fears of being attacked even further.(…)

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,(…)