Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

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(…)

Media Release 21/02 | PNG POLICE FORCED REMOVAL OF REFUGEES FROM PORT MORESBY TO MANUS REVEALS RESETTLEMENT FARCE

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE PNG POLICE FORCED REMOVAL OF REFUGEES FROM PORT MORESBY TO MANUS REVEALS RESETTLEMENT FARCE In the early hours of Tuesday, 29 February, police arrested up to 13 refugees who had been living Aku Lodge. They were being forcibly returned to Manus Island, but for unconfirmed reasons there was a problem(…)

Media Release (Tamil Refugee Council) 23/02 | FORMER TAMIL TIGER DEPORTED TO SRI LANKA

Tamil Refugee Council press release FORMER TAMIL TIGER DEPORTED TO SRI LANKA 23 February 2018 The Tamil Refugee Council condemns the Australian government for deporting to Sri Lanka a former member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, or Tamil Tigers). Santharuban, who fled the country in 2012, last night was taken into custody(…)