Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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1pm 17 April | Protest Manus Shooting – Bring Them Here Now

1pm 17 April | Protest Manus Shooting – Bring Them Here Now 0

When: 1-3pm 17th April Where: State Library Close Manus, Close Nauru – Bring Them Here Now The shooting incident on Good Friday is a shocking reminder of the dangerous situation that exists on Manus Island for around 1000 refugees and asylum seekers that Australia still holds there. At least 100 shots were fired, including into(…)

MEDIA RELEASE  | REFUGEE ACTIVISTS ACTION TO PREVENT DEPORTATION FROM VILLAWOOD

MEDIA RELEASE | REFUGEE ACTIVISTS ACTION TO PREVENT DEPORTATION FROM VILLAWOOD 0

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE REFUGEE ACTIVISTS ACTION TO PREVENT DEPORTATION FROM VILLAWOOD Refugee activists have gathered outside Villawood Detention Centre to try and prevent the deportation of a 60 year-old Iraqi man, ‘Saeed’, who came to Australia in 2012.   Saeed, from a religious minority in Iraq, faces persecution if he is forced to(…)

Minister Must Stop Playing Politics With Erfan’s Arm 0

Refugee Action Coalition- MEDIA RELEASE- MINISTER MUST STOP PLAYING POLITICS WITH ERFAN’S ARM. Refugee advocates are maintaining their call for the Immigration Minister to bring the 11 year-old Iranian refugee from Nauru to Australia for an urgent operation to reset his broken arm. Having dropped India, the latest proposal is for the government to send(…)

Concerns Mount Over Nauru Hospital Conditions: Nauru Doctor Recommends Treatment Offshore 1

Refugee Action Coalition- MEDIA RELEASE- CONCERNS MOUNT OVER NAURU HOSPITAL CONDITIONS NAURU DOCTOR RECOMMENDS TREATMENT OFFSHORE. Refugee advocates continue to urge the Immigration Minister to make immediate arrangements to bring Erfan, the 11 year-old with the broken arm to Australia for urgent surgery. Even the resident doctor at the Nauru hospital now recommends offshore treatment,(…)

11 Year- Old Refugee Boy with Broken Arm on Nauru 0

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE ADVOCATES CALL ON MINISTER TO BRING 11 YEAR-OLD REFUGEE TO AUSTRALIA TO SAVE HIS ARM Refugee advocates are calling for the Immigration Minister to act immediately to bring an 11 year-old Iranian refugee to Australian for an urgent operation to reset his broken arm. The 11 year old broke his(…)

Rescue and Resettle Rohingyan Refugees 1

A protest called by the Refugee Action Collective this Friday May 22, 5.30pm Bourke St Mall will demand that the Australian government  help to rescue up 8000 Rohingyan asylum seekers stranded in the Malacca Straits – where the Australian Navy patrols close by” said Chris Breen for the Refugee Action Collective. The rally will call(…)