Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release: 18-year-old refugee moved to Adelaide before Federal Court appearance on Monday

Due to Ali Abbas being moved to Adelaide prior to his court case, the prior planned solidarity rally outside the Federal Court in Melbourne has been cancelled. The Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) condemns the Department of Immigration for moving Ali Abbas to Adelaide prior to his court case challenging ASIO’s adverse security check. Abbas is(…)

Free Ali Abbas! Protest in support of court case against ASIO

Due to Ali Abbas being moved to Adelaide, this event has been cancelled. Please see media release. Monday, 23rd January from 9.30am Federal Court of Australia, 305 William Street (corner of La Trobe Street), Melbourne Facebook event! Ali Abbas, a Bedouin refugee from Kuwait, will have his plea for freedom heard on Monday morning in(…)

Media Release: 3 more refugees join hunger strike

3 more detainees inside Broadmeadows Detention Centre have joined a hunger strike, bringing the number to 5. “This is the desperation refugees have to go to to be heard. They feel like they are being ignored. Some are still waiting, sometimes over a year, for security checks. They are incredibly frustrated. If they’re accepted as(…)