Refugee Action Collective (Vic)
7pm Fri 6 Oct | Speak out: No More Manus Deaths – Vigil for Rajeev

7pm Fri 6 Oct | Speak out: No More Manus Deaths – Vigil for Rajeev

When: 7-8:30pm Friday 6th October Where: Bourke St Mall (corner Bourke and Swanston Sts), Melbourne RAC will hold a speak out over the death of 32 year old Rajeev Rajendran on Manus Island. Evolens projections on the corner of Swanston & Bourke Sts will start from 7.30pm speakers include Aran Mylvaganam – Tamil Refugee Council(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 2/10 | ANOTHER TRAGIC REFUGEE SUICIDE AS DUTTON’S OFFSHORE POLICY CLAIMS ANOTHER VICTIM

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE ANOTHER TRAGIC REFUGEE SUICIDE AS DUTTON’S  OFFSHORE POLICY CLAIMS ANOTHER VICTIM A Tamil refugee was found hanging next to the Lorengau hospital kitchen in the early hours of this morning (Monday, 2 October). His death is the second suicide on Manus in less than two months. The 32 year-old Tamil man(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 27/09 | TWENTY-SEVEN REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU FOR THE US

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE TWENTY-SEVEN REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU FOR THE US Tewnty-seven refugees left Nauru this morning bound for Port Moresby, the first leg of a 50-hour long journey to resettled in the USA (link to video clip below) . The group included families, single men and single women, from a varity of countries(…)