Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

COMMUNITY PROTEST ACTION Against Offshore Processing – Sun 21 October, 1pm

NO OFFSHORE PROCESSING – Not Nauru, Not Manus Island, Not Malaysia Sunday 21 October  – 1pm at State Library Invite your friends on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/events/446990272009744/ Speakers include: Adam Bandt – Greens deputy leader Theo Mackaay –  General Secretary, Victorian Council of Churches Michele O’Neil – State Secretary, Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia Aran(…)

Refugees with adverse ASIO assessments must be immediately released

The Refugee Action Collective welcomes the decision of the High Court ruling invalid the regulation which has allowed the Immigration minister to deny protection visas to refugees based on ‘adverse assessments’ by ASIO. We join the chorus of refugee and human rights advocates calling on the Immigration Minister to immediately release all 54 refugees with(…)

Refugee activists shame Thai airways for role in deportations

Last Friday, on the 14th of September, the Refugee Action Collective held an action outside Thai Airways’ offices in Melbourne to bring attention to the airline’s shameful role in deporting refugee Dayan Anthony back to Sri Lanka. Following a recent ruling in the High Court, RAC is urging refugee activists to be on alert to(…)