Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Past Actions

Rally: Stop the deportation of Afghan Hazara asylum seeker Ismail Mirza Jan

Tuesday, February 7, 5.30pm. Bourke Street Mall (corner of Swanston Street), Melbourne. Facebook event The Australian government is currently attempting to deport Afghan Hazara asylum seeker, Ismail Mirza Jan, to Afghanistan. Never before has an Afghan national been forcibly removed from Australia to Afghanistan. This would be a new low in Australia‚Äôs refugee policy, with(…)

Free Ali Abbas! Protest in support of court case against ASIO

Due to Ali Abbas being moved to Adelaide, this event has been cancelled. Please see media release. Monday, 23rd January from 9.30am Federal Court of Australia, 305 William Street (corner of La Trobe Street), Melbourne Facebook event! Ali Abbas, a Bedouin refugee from Kuwait, will have his plea for freedom heard on Monday morning in(…)

Solidarity vigil for hunger strikers in Broadmeadows Detention Centre

Wednesday, January 18, 7pm. Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation, Camp Road, Broadmeadows. There are currently two Iranian men on hunger strike in MITA detention centre. One of the men has been detained for 16 months, he has just received his second rejection, he has not eaten since last Monday. The other man was given refugee status(…)