Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Refugee activists in WA protest outside Leonora detention centre

Refugee Rights Action Network organised a protest convergence to Leonora Detention Centre over the weekend of the 28th to the 29th of January where they uncovered children who have been in detention for over a year despite Bowen’s promise last year to release all children by June. From the RRAN website: Around 40 refugee supporters(…)

Rally: Stop the deportation of Afghan Hazara asylum seeker Ismail Mirza Jan

Tuesday, February 7, 5.30pm. Bourke Street Mall (corner of Swanston Street), Melbourne. Facebook event The Australian government is currently attempting to deport Afghan Hazara asylum seeker, Ismail Mirza Jan, to Afghanistan. Never before has an Afghan national been forcibly removed from Australia to Afghanistan. This would be a new low in Australia‚Äôs refugee policy, with(…)

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(…)