Category Archives: Close The Camps

Canberra, Australia: Disruption of Parliament and Banner Drop in Solidarity with the #SuperGlue7 Defendants

  Received anonymously on 28.03.18: Early on Wednesday March 28th, a banner reading “Close the Camps, Open the Borders” was dropped from the Commonwealth Bridge in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. Flares were let off to highlight the action. … Continue reading

Posted in Asylum Seekers, Australia, Banners, Canberra, Close The Camps, Direct Action, Free The Refugees, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, so-called 'Australia', Superglue 7, Videos, WACA (Whistleblowers Activists & Citizens Alliance)

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'

Kiev, Ukraine: Anarchist demo outside the Australian embassy in solidarity with refugees on Nauru

Received on 20.08.16: Kiev, August 18. Members of Direct Action students’ union and non-organizational anarchists declare their solidarity with refugees detained by the Australian government in Nauru. We protest against detention of asylum-seekers, against pressure, which was put on them, … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Close The Camps, International Solidarity, Kiev, Nauru, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Ukraine | 1 Comment

Narrm / Melbourne: Wilson Security subsidiaries vandalized in solidarity with detained refugees

Received anonymously on 18.08.16: Wilson Storage and Wilson Parking benefit from the suffering caused by Wilson Security on Manus, Nauru and elsewhere. In the past week we attacked both subsidiaries with glue, concrete, paint and hammers. We will continue to … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Close The Camps, Direct Action, Graffiti, Narrm, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugees, Sabotage | 5 Comments

Melbourne: Wilson Security offices attacked in solidarity with refugees in detention

On the night of Sunday 26th June we glued the locks and spray painted the entrance to Wilson Security on Sydney Road, Coburg in Melbourne. Wilson provides security at Nauru and Manus Island detention centres and are responsible for numerous, … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Close The Camps, Direct Action, Fuck Wilson Security, Manus Island, Melbourne, Nauru, Refugee Struggle, Refugees | 1 Comment