Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release

Manus asylum seekers denied water – video and pictures

Manus asylum seekers denied water – video and pictures 0

Peter Dutton says claims that asylum seekers were denied water are ‘complete rubbish’ http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/claims-manus-island-asylum-seekers-denied-food-and-water-complete-rubbish-peter-dutton-20150120-12trb0.html Video and pictures are below judge for yourself (please note though we endeavour to get up material in a timely fashion, continuing updates on the ongoing mass hunger strike get posted more frequenetly on our Facebook page than this website see(…)

Media Release – Delta compound under attack

Media Release – Delta compound under attack 0

‘This afternoon security guards, police, ‘locals’ (maybe also PNG police) and the Transfield Emergency Response Team began attacking peaceful protests in Delta compound on Manus Island. Oscar compound was also attacked but the attackers were chased out by asylum seekers.’ said Chris Breen for the Refugee Action Collective.Attached is a picture that shows people outside(…)

Action Alert – Melbourne Protest Vigil this Friday – DON’T LET IRANIAN HUNGER STRIKER DIE 0

1pm Friday January 16 at the Immigration Department, corner Spring and Lonsdale Sts Melbourne Speakers include Pamela Curr from the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.   “This vigil will call on Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton, to save an Iranian hunger striker’s life by releasing him immediately from indefinite detention,’’ said Chris Breen(…)