Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Past Actions

Feb 23rd, 7pm Forum: Sri Lanka is still not safe for Tamils

Feb 23rd, 7pm Forum: Sri Lanka is still not safe for Tamils

Monday 23rd Feb, 7pm, Australian Nurses Federation, 540 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne (opposite Vic Markets) Speakers: Aran Mylvaganam and Trevor R. Grant, Tamil Refugee Council Sri Lanka has a new leader now. Why is it still not safe for Tamils there? How important is it that we mobilise to stop Tamil asylum seekers from being deported? What happens to Tamil asylum seekers(…)

Solidarity with Manus asylum seekers spreads around the Globe

Solidarity with Manus asylum seekers spreads around the Globe

As the mass hunger strike involving around 800 people on Manus Island enters its 12th day, solidarity with the asylum seekers is spreading around the globe. Protests have already taken place in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Perth and New York. In coming days there will be protests in Boston, Berlin, Brussels, and Cambridge. ‘The violent(…)

Support asylum seekers on Manus Island – Wed 21 Jan 5.30pm State Library

Support asylum seekers on Manus Island – Wed 21 Jan 5.30pm State Library

Support asylum seekers on Manus Island – no forced relocation to Lorengau • Don’t force refugees to Longerau on Jan 22 • No violence against hunger strikers • Close Manus and all the detention camps 5.30pm Wed Jan 21, State Library – corner Swanston & La Trobe Sts Melbourne Over 700 asylum seekers are on(…)