Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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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(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 6/08 | BIGGEST RALLY YET SAYS HANDS OFF FOXTROT

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE BIGGEST RALLY YET SAYS HANDS OFF FOXTROT Sunday 6 August has seen the biggest protest so far inside the Manus Island detention centre to stop the closure of Foxtrot compound. (Photos attached) Hundreds gathered at the Foxtrot compound calling for the power to be officially restored; “informal” wiring by refugee(…)