Category Archives: Manus Island

Video: Urgent Message from the Refugees Abandoned by the Australian Government on Manus Island

Video message from the refugee men who have been left for dead by the Australian government at the former Australian government-run detention centre on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. RISE, a group of refugee survivors and ex-detainees in Australia … Continue reading

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Urgent Call For Global Protests & Actions at Australian Embassies on Nov 7 in Solidarity with Refugees on Manus

URGENT REQUEST BY RISE EX-DETAINEES FOR PROTESTS AND ACTIONS ON MELBOURNE CUP DAY TO BRING TO THE WORLD’S ATTENTION THE ESCALATING CRISIS FACED BY REFUGEES HELD HOSTAGE BY AUSTRALIA ON MANUS 05.11.17: RISE ex-detainees urgently requests protests and other actions … Continue reading

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Australia: Refugee Supporters drop banner off Channel 7 Melbourne, in view of Border Force Headquarters

Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Refugee Supporters drop banner off Channel 7 Melbourne, in view of Border Force Headquarters ACTION CURRENTLY IN PROGRESS DATE: 23 JUNE 2017 This morning, refugee supporters from the Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance (WACA) have … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Banners, Direct Action, Manus Island, Narrm, Nauru, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Week, so-called 'Australia', WACA (Whistleblowers Activists & Citizens Alliance)

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)

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

Narrm / Melbourne: Offices of Liberal & Labour party MPs trashed in solidarity with refugees in detention

On the 2nd of July, the day of the federal election in so-called Australia, we glued locks, graffittied and broke the windows of Liberal and Labour MP offices across Narrm/so-called Melbourne. We did this in solidarity with those on Manus … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Direct Action, Fuck The Election, Graffiti, Manus Island, Melbourne, Narrm, Nauru, No Borders, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees | 1 Comment

Australia: Updates from onshore & offshore refugee detention centers

  29.03.16 Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE NAURU PROTESTS CONTINUE DESPITE THE FENCE Nauru asylum seekers in the family compound RPC 3 have protested their long-term detention for the tenth day in a row. Despite the fence erected across the … Continue reading

Posted in Asylum Seekers, Australia, Free The Refugees, Hunger Strike, Manus Island, Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre (MIDC), Nauru, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Resistance | 1 Comment