Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media release – Dec 3, 2013 – TPV Senate vote is victory for refugees – permanent processing must begin

TPV Senate vote is victory for refugees  – permanent processing must begin   In a win for refugees, the Labor has backed a Greens motion to disallow Temporary Protection Visas (TPV’s).     “TPVs are cruel and unnecessary punishment for seeking asylum, they leave refugees in limbo, making it hard for them to find work, or establish(…)

Audio – RAC Forum on The Nighmare of Offshore Detention mp3

Audio – RAC Forum on The Nighmare of Offshore Detention mp3

http://rac-vic.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=934&action=edit# RAC Public Meeting held on 25/11/2013 Speakers: Aoife Reddy (Former Salvo worker on Nauru) Hayley Byrnes (Former teacher on Manus Island) Mohammad Baqiri (Refugee detained on Nauru under John Howard) Eliot Hoving (Refugee Action Collective)  

Emergency Protest – Don’t send baby Ferouz and mother Latifa back to Nauru‏

1pm, Sat 30th November – Corner of Bourke & Swanston st Newborn baby Ferouz and his family face the threat of being returned to Nauru. “When she is in a fit state to return to Nauru then that’s what will occur” said Immigration minister Scott Morrison.  The Nauru detention center and its extreme heat, is(…)