Category Archives: Free The Refugees

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)

Sydney, Australia: Hunger Striking Detainees at Villawood on Lockdown & Denied Visits by Border Force

18.01.18: Around 160 detainees at Villawood in Sydney are continuing their hunger strike – now in its fourth day. (Thursday, 18 Jan), over the draconian restrictions to visiting. In an attempt to break the hunger strike, Border Force has locked down … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Free The Refugees, Fuck Border Force, Hunger Strike, Refugee Action Coalition Sydney, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, so-called 'Australia', Sydney, Villawood

The Netherlands: New Year’s Eve Solidarity Action at the Rotterdam / The Hague Airport Deportation Centre

On New Year’s Eve around 20 people held a solidarity action at the Rotterdam/The Hague airport deportation centre. While almost the entire country was celebrating the new year, hundreds of people are awaiting deportation just because they don’t have the … Continue reading

Posted in Banners, Direct Action, Free The Refugees, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Rotterdam, Stop Deportations, The Hague, The Netherlands

Sydney, Australia: Stencil Actions at Liberal & Labor MP Electoral Offices in Solidarity with Refugees on Manus

Received on 01.12.17: In the early hours of the 29th of November the electoral offices of Malcolm Turnbull, Tony Abbott and Anthony Albanese were decorated with stencils that said: Evacuate Manus. Your Inaction Is Blood On Your Hands. Refugees Welcome. … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Direct Action, Free The Refugees, Graffiti, Manus Island, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Stencils, Sydney

Naarm / Melbourne, so-called Australia: Serco Compound Attacked in Solidarity with Refugees in Detention

Received on 20.11.17: 19.11.17: Tonight, a group of people in Naarm / Melbourne, responding to the call out for 8 Days of Solidarity for Refugees, undertook an action targeting Serco. Serco is a multinational corporation which is directly responsible for … Continue reading

Posted in 8 Days of Solidarity for Refugees, Australia, Deaths in Detention Vengeance and Accountability Crew, Direct Action, Free The Refugees, Graffiti, Melbourne, Naarm, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Sabotage, so-called 'Australia'

NSW, Australia: Shopping Centre Intervention in Solidarity with Refugees on Manus Island

Received on 15.11.17: November 13th: People in So-Called Armidale, NSW, staged interventions in the town’s commercial hubs during peak afternoon shopping hours, using a megaphone to project statements and extracts of articles from Iranian refugee, Behrouz Boochani, who has been … Continue reading

Posted in #SanctionAustralia, Australia, Behrouz Boochani, Direct Action, Free The Refugees, Manus Island, NSW, Refugee Solidarity Movement, so-called 'Australia'

Melbourne, Austrália: Relatos sobre o Dia de Ação para xs Refugiadxs na Ilha de Manus

08.11.17: RISE: Refugee Survivors and ex-Detainees pediram um Dia de Ação, em 07 de novembro, em solidariedade com xs mais de 600 refugiadxs que atualmente são presxs dentro do antigo centro de detenção do governo australiano na Ilha Manus, em … Continue reading

Posted in #SanctionAustralia, Australia, Banners, Direct Action, Free The Refugees, Fuck The Melbourne Cup, Manus Island, Melbourne, Narrm, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, RISE : Refugee Survivors and Ex-detainees, so-called 'Australia', WACA (Whistleblowers Activists & Citizens Alliance)