Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

MEDIA RELEASE 5/03 | REFUGEE SUICIDE DEMANDS IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF ALL ‘AT RISK’ DETAINEES CLOSE ALL THE DETENTION CENTRES

“The tragic death last night of the second immigration detainee in less than two months, demands immediate action from the government,” said Ian Rintoul, spokesperson for the Refugee Action  Coalition, ” The government must immediately release all ‘at-risk’ detainees from immigration detention. “It is clear the mental health crisis that is created by long-term detention,(…)

Evacuate Now Petition

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MEDIA RELEASE 19/02 | ANOTHER SUICIDE ATTEMPT AT MITA

A 19 year-old Iraqi asylum seeker has attempted suicide in the MITA North compound of the Melbourne detention centre. He was found by Ali, another detainee, hanging behind the locked door of his room, around 5.30pm. It is believed he is being treated at the medical centre in MITA.. The compound has now been locked(…)