Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Advocates Urge Labor: Don’t Save Offshore Processing

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE LABOR MUST NOT SUPPORT COALITION LEGISLATION TO SAVE OFFSHORE PROCESSING Refugee advocates have called on the parliamentary Labor Party not to support any Coalition legislation  aimed at saving offshore processing from a successful High Court challenge. The Human Rights Legal Centre’s challenge seems to have exposed what so many felt for a long(…)

Letter from Nauru

Letter from Nauru

Below is a letter recieved by RAC on 19/06/2015  from an asylum seeker who has been on Nauru for two years. It gives a glimpse into the brutal world of detention on Nauru where mother and baby have been cruelly transported by the Coalition government. The photos are of conditions on Nauru, including for children.(…)

Strip Search Sparks Stand-Off on Manus Island

Strip Search Sparks Stand-Off on Manus Island

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE STRIP SEARCH SPARKS STAND-OFF BETWEEN GUARDS AND ASYLUM SEEKERS ON MANUS ISLAND The forced strip search of an Iranian asylum seeker has sparked a tense stand-off between asylum seekers, Wilson’s guards and PNG police in Delta Compound on Manus Island around 6.00am this morning (Wednesday, 17 June). The early morning(…)