Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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MEDIA RELEASE 11/03 | SEVEN REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU FOR THE US

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE SEVEN REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU FOR THE US Just seven single men comprise the sixth group of refugees, who will leave Nauru today (Sunday, 11 March) to be resettled in the US.  (Photos attached). The seven refugees include Afghans, Pakistani and two Rohingyans. Altogether 146 refugees from Nauru have been resettled(…)

Media Release (Tamil Refugee Council) 10/3 | SHOCK AFTER BORDER FORCE REMOVES REFUGEE FAMILY FROM COMMUNITY

SHOCK AFTER BORDER FORCE REMOVES REFUGEE FAMILY FROM COMMUNITY The Tamil Refugee Council has condemned an early morning raid in which a refugee family was given just ten minutes to gather belongings before being flown to Melbourne and detained at the Broadmeadows detention centre (MITA – Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation). Priya, her husband Nadesalingam and(…)

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(…)