Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

MEDIA RELEASE 6/10 | NAURU IN MELTDOWN: GOVERNMENT ENDS MSF ROLE ON NAURU

The Nauru government has ended the role of  Médecins Sans Frontières /Doctors Without Borders on the island.   MSF emailed various clients today Saturday, 6 October informing them that all MSF services fininsh today – email pasted below.   According to the MSF web site, the humanitarian association has only operated on the island since late(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 3/10 | MANUS PETITION HANDED TO CHIEF JUSTICE OF PNG SUPREME COURT

A petition signed by 368 Manus asylum seekers and refugees has been handed to the office of the Chief Justice of the PNG Supreme Court, and to Justice Alan David, who was one of the presiding judges of the Manus Island case. The case was heard in April, this year, but six months later, the(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 2/10 | CURFEW CRACKDOWN ON MANUS AS US REJECTS MORE REFUGEES

A notice abruptly posted that the back gate of West Haus detention compound (photo attached) will be closed from 5.00pm to 6.00am Manus Island, has further restricted refugee’s movement on the island. A 6.00pm – 6.000am curfew already applies to all three refugee compounds on the island prison – East Lorengau Transit Accommodation, West Haus(…)