Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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‘The Birds’ – new song by Moz: musician and asylum seeker on Manus

‘The Birds’ – new song by Moz: musician and asylum seeker on Manus

““The Birds” is a song about separation and a longing for freedom that can unite us with those who care about us.”  Please support Moz and share his message by downloading and listening to his song, and sharing with your friends and family. ‘The Birds’ – by Moz Facebook page here Twitter here

MEDIA RELEASE 30/07 | GUILTY ! CORONER’S FINDINGS DAMN OFFSHORE DETENTION

The coroner’s finding in regard to the death of Hamid Khazaie have damned the government’s offshore detention policy. The coroner noted that the Pacific Solution Mark II version of offshore detention was created after the Expert Panel reported to the Gillard government in 2012 and deliberately included “disincentives” to asylum seekers arriving by boat. While(…)

Media Release – Tamil Refugee Council 24/07 | UN CONFIRMS THAT TORTURE IS ‘ROUTINE’ AND ‘SYSTEMATIC’ IN SRI LANKA

Tuesday 24 July 2018 UN CONFIRMS THAT TORTURE IS ‘ROUTINE’ AND ‘SYSTEMATIC’ IN SRI LANKA The Tamil Refugee Council has again called on the Australian government to end the deportation of Tamil asylum seekers to Sri Lanka, after the United Nations found evidence of widespread torture in the country. The report of Special Rapporteur Ben(…)