Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release Tamil Refugee Council 28/02 | DEPORTED TAMIL MAN HARASSED BY SECURITY FORCES IN SRI LANKA

DEPORTED TAMIL MAN HARASSED BY SECURITY FORCES IN SRI LANKA A former member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, or Tamil Tigers) deported under duress from Australia last week is being harassed and intimidated, along with his family, by the Sri Lankan state. Santharuban was handed over to Sri Lankan authorities at Bandaranaike(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 25/02 | MORE REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU TO BE RESETTLED, BUT TURNBULL KEEPS SILENT ABOUT PAINFULLY SLOW  DEAL

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE MORE REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU TO BE RESETTLED, BUT TURNBULL KEEPS SILENT ABOUT PAINFULLY SLOW  DEAL A group of 26 refugees, including three babies, are flying from Nauru today (Sunday, 25 February) to the US visa Fiji. (Photos attached) The twenty-six include two Sri Lankan families, but most of the refugees(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 24/02 | RELEASE SAYED: FALSE RED NOTICE LIFTED FROM EGYPTIAN ASYLUM SEEKER

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE RELEASE SAYED: FALSE RED NOTICE LIFTED FROM EGYPTIAN ASYLUM SEEKER The fabricated Interpol Red Notice issued by the Egyptian government against asylum seeker Sayed Abdellatif has been unconditionally lifted (see attachment). The red notice has been the excuse used by successive Australian governments to hold Sayed and his family in(…)