Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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(…)

Solidarity vigil for hunger strikers in Broadmeadows Detention Centre

Wednesday, January 18, 7pm. Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation, Camp Road, Broadmeadows. There are currently two Iranian men on hunger strike in MITA detention centre. One of the men has been detained for 16 months, he has just received his second rejection, he has not eaten since last Monday. The other man was given refugee status(…)