Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Nov 19 – EMERGENCY PROTEST to stop Hazara asylum seeker being deported

Saturday 19 November, 11am, Federation Square NO DEPORTATION NO MANDATORY DETENTION VISAS NOW!!!! Hazara asylum seeker Ismail Jan from Villawood is facing deportation back to Afghanistan this weekend. There are last minute legal challenges in an attempt to stop this happening. The situation in Afghanistan is still very dangerous. Lets stand together to demand a(…)

Refugee supporters demand an end to Mandatory Detention

Refugee supporters demand an end to Mandatory Detention

Despite the hot weather, 350 dedicated supporters of refugee rights rallied in Melbourne on Saturday demanding an end to mandatory detention and saying loudly and proudly that refugees are welcome in Australia. Speakers included Aran Vaganam (Tamil Coordinating Committee), Louise Newman (Alliance of Health Professionals for Refugees), Mukhtar (Hazara refugee), Berhan Ahmed (The Greens), Brigid(…)

Nov 5 – Rally for Refugees!

Nov 5, 12.00pm @ The State Library lawns on Swanston Street, Melbourne. After the High Court decision, we need to step up the pressure… Not Malaysia! Not Nauru! No Offshore Processing! End Mandatory Detention! Following the High Court decision striking down the Malaysian “solution” and the attempt by the Labor government to ignore that, writing(…)