Category Archives: Close The Camps Action Collective

Melbourne, Australia: Community Blockades MITA Detention Centre in Desperate Bid to Stop Deportation to Danger of Tamil Asylum Seeker

Received on 21.02.18: MEDIA RELEASE  February 22, 2018. For immediate release Blockade happening now Community Blockades MITA Detention Centre in Desperate Bid to Stop Deportation to Danger of Tamil Asylum Seeker. Community members have blockaded the gates of MITA detention … Continue reading

Posted in Asylum Seekers, Australia, Close The Camps, Close The Camps Action Collective, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (Tamil Tigers), Melbourne, Narrm, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Santharuban, Stop Deportations

The Refugee Rights Movement in Australia – “for” or “with”?

The inherent bias and privilege within the Refugee Rights movement in Australia must be examined and remediated if we are to be truly effective in dismantling the Australian government’s human rights abusing immigration policy, writes Gaye Demanuele. “I felt unheard”. … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Australia, Close The Camps, Close The Camps Action Collective, Free The Refugees, Gaye Demanuele, Manus Island, Nauru, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, so-called 'Australia', WACA (Whistleblowers Activists & Citizens Alliance)

Narrm / Melbourne: Blockade at MITA refugee detention center to prevent the deportation of ‘Saeed’

21.03.17: BREAKING – MEDIA RELEASE Close the Camps Action Collective are blockading the MITA Detention Centre in Broadmeadows in solidarity with asylum seeker “Saeed” (not his real name). “Saeed is weak from a hunger strike but the Department of Immigration … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Close The Camps, Close The Camps Action Collective, Free The Refugees, Melbourne, Narrm, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Saeed, so-called 'Australia'