Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release: Deported Tamil asylum seeker disappears

Distraught family members of the Tamil asylum seeker known as “Mr X” who was deported to Sri Lanka on July 25 have not been able to locate their relative. More than 14 hours after landing at Colombo airport, the Tamil man had not come out of the airport. There are reports in the Sri Lankan(…)

Media Release: Tamil asylum seeker forcibly deported

Mr X, a Tamil asylum seeker has been deported back to Sri Lanka. He is the first Tamil to be forcibly deported from Sri Lanka. His family fears for his life. He was moved to Maribyrnong Detention Centre on Sunday in preparation for deportation and according to sources, was put on a Thai airways flight(…)

Protest Against Offshore Processing of Refugees

Sunday, August 12 @ 1pm / State Library, Swanston Street, Melbourne Welcome refugees! Not Malaysia, not Nauru! Guaranteed resettlement of all refugees in Indonesia! Both major parties have cynically attempted to use the recent boat sinking tragedies that claimed the lives of around 90 refugees off the coast of Christmas Island to solidify offshore processing(…)