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MEDIA RELEASE 6/08 | BIGGEST RALLY YET SAYS HANDS OFF FOXTROT

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE BIGGEST RALLY YET SAYS HANDS OFF FOXTROT Sunday 6 August has seen the biggest protest so far inside the Manus Island detention centre to stop the closure of Foxtrot compound. (Photos attached) Hundreds gathered at the Foxtrot compound calling for the power to be officially restored; “informal” wiring by refugee(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 4/08 | PNG POLICE TRY TO ENTER FOXTROT COMPOUND

Refugee Action Colaition MEDIA RELEASE PNG POLICE TRY TO ENTER FOXTROT COMPOUND The standoff on Manus Island over the closure of Foxtrot Compound has come to a head this morning. Police have shut the gates of Foxtrot to prevent any leaving or entering. Around 10.15 this morning, police tried to enter Foxtrot. But asylum seekers(…)

MEDIA RELEASE | MANUS PROTESTS GROWS AGAINST COMPOUND CLOSURE REFUGEE SUPPORTERS DEMAND TURNBULL BRING THEM HERE

  Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MANUS PROTESTS GROWS AGAINST COMPOUND CLOSURE REFUGEE SUPPORTERS DEMAND TURNBULL BRING THEM HERE In the biggest demonstration yet against the arbitrary closure of Foxtrot compound hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees have protested at the compound. (Photos attached) Despite the threat of closure and demolition, refugees and asylum seekers(…)

MEDIA RELEASE | CRISIS LOOMS ON MANUS AS WATER AND POWER TURNED OFF

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE CRISIS LOOMS ON MANUS AS WATER AND POWER TURNED OFF Tensions escalated on Manus Island on Monday, after the power and water for Foxtrot compound was turned off (notice attached) around 1pm. Refugees were again told that they ‘need to move to East Lorengu Transit Centre’, but nothing is said(…)