Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Action Alert – Melbourne Protest Vigil this Friday – DON’T LET IRANIAN HUNGER STRIKER DIE

1pm Friday January 16 at the Immigration Department, corner Spring and Lonsdale Sts Melbourne Speakers include Pamela Curr from the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.   “This vigil will call on Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton, to save an Iranian hunger striker’s life by releasing him immediately from indefinite detention,’’ said Chris Breen(…)

Deportation stopped by passengers’ protest

Deportation stopped by passengers’ protest

anti-deportation information sheet “Seven people were able to achieve a small victory. Something we didn’t think would actually happen. People need to know that they can peacefully stand up for what they believe in and make a difference. Seven ordinary people. Not the pilot. Not the authorities at the airport. People need to know that(…)

Melbourne overnight protest vigil to stop forced deportation to danger

Melbourne overnight protest vigil to stop forced deportation to danger

Update: Gulistan has been deported. Police violently broke a the small blockade trying to stop Gulistan’s deportation to danger in Afghanistan. Thanks to those who rushed down to Maribyrnong detention centre when we got word the deportation was happening early. Thanks to everyone who had been prepared to get down to Maribyrnong to try and(…)