Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release: Beatings, rape threats, forced signatures – explosive allegations on Manus must be investigated

Media Release – for immediate release   Beatings, rape threats, forced signatures – explosive allegations on Manus must be investigated ‘On Monday 14 July, two asylum seekers on Manus Island were taken out of their compound by Wilson Security guards. Both are eye-witnesses to the 17 February attack and to the murder of Reza Berati.(…)

Forum: Missing Boats and Disappeared People: The fate of the Tamil refugees

Forum: Missing Boats and Disappeared People: The fate of the Tamil refugees

A public forum of the Refugee Action Collective SPEAKERS: Fr Pancras Jordan – Dominican priest of Tamil origin working in schools in the Brisbane Archdiocese. He has been advocating for Tamil rights in Sri Lanka since coming to Australia in 1991. Trevor Grant – Tamil Refugee Council, and author of a new book ‘How the(…)

IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT IGNORES SUICIDE RISK‏

MEDIA RELEASE for immediate release IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT IGNORES SUICIDE RISK‏   ‘An 18-year-old Pakastani asylum seeker, Sayed, who has been in psychiatric care for three months is about to be sent back to the Melbourne detention centre where he has made a suicide attempt and carried out serious incidents of self-harm this year,’ said Chris(…)