Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Film Screening Fundraiser: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

PLEASE NOTE VENUE AND DATE CHANGE Wednesday, October 31, 8pm / Bella Union Bar, Trades Hall, cnr Victoria and Lygon Streets (center via Lygon Street), Melbourne Suggested donation: $15/$10 at the door RSVP, share and invite friends via our Facebook event The Refugee Action Collective is proud to host a screening of Between the Devil(…)

Sep 22 – Protest at Maribyrnong Detention Centre! Stop Deportations to Danger!

1:00pm Saturday September 22nd Marbyrnong Detention Centre, Hampstead Rd Catch 82 tram. Stop Deportations to Danger! End Mandatory Detention! No to offshore processing On July 25, Dayan Anthony, a Tamil refugee, was deported to Sri Lanka against his will from the Maribyrnong Detention Centre. On arrival, the Sri Lankan intelligence service who interrogated him for(…)

Media Release: Refugee left in limbo attempts suicide in MITA

A Kurdish refugee in his mid-30s attempted suicide at approximately 6.00am at the Melbourne Immigration Transit accommodation centre. He was unsuccessful as he was stopped by his friends and SERCO guards. Fearing for his mental health, SERCO and police officers sent him to a hospital at approximately 6.30am. This attempted suicide is the result of(…)