Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

MEDIA RELEASE 15/06 | THREAT LEVEL RAISES ON NAURU AFTER ASLUM SEEKER DEATH

Canstruct, the Nauru detention management company, has declared a “threat level 3” (probable) at the RPC 1 and 3 in the aftermath of today’s suicide. RPC 1 is the detention administrative centre and also houses the IHMS clinic, where the brother and the mother of the deceased Iranian man, “Farhad” (not his real name) were(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 15/06 | ANOTHER ASYLUM SEEKER DIES ON NAURU

Tragic news from Nauru, that a 26 year-old Iranian asylum seekers has been found dead, believed to have suicide, this morning. He was found dead in his family’s tent in the RPC 3 around 9.00am, Sydney time. His death comes only three weeks since a Rohingya refugee died on Manus Island. It brings the tragic(…)

6pm 22 Jun | Welcome Refugees – Vigil, Refugee Week Projection & Speak Out

6pm 22 Jun | Welcome Refugees – Vigil, Refugee Week Projection & Speak Out

When: 6-8pm, Friday 22nd June 2018 Where: National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne UPDATE: Update: Due to the tragic death of ‘Farhad’ (a pseudonym) a 26 year old Iranian asylum seeker on Nauru today (Fri June 15), RAC will be having a vigil for Farhad as part of our Welcome Refugees speak(…)