Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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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,(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 2/11 | MANUS REFUGEES DIG IN TO DEFY SEIGE

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MANUS REFUGEES DIG IN TO DEFY SEIGE Manus refugees are literally digging in as they prepare to survive the government seige of the Manus detention centre. Video clips attached give a snapshot of life in side the detention centre, day 2 of the seige. Overnight refugees dug a well in(…)