Category Archives: Nauru

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)

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

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

Update from the Australian government’s offshore refugee detention center on Nauru

  11.05.16: Today is day 53 of ongoing peaceful protests by refugee families detained in the RPC3 compound at the Australian government’s inhumane offshore refugee detention center on Nauru. Refugees from other compounds at the center and asylum seekers who … Continue reading

Posted in Asylum Seekers, Australia, Hodan, Nauru, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Repression, Resistance | 1 Comment

Nauru: Somalian refugee Hadon fighting for her life after self-immolating

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE A 21 year-old Somali female refugee, Hadon, has set fire to herself on Nauru. She is presently at the Nauru hospital. The Refuge Action Coalition understands that an air ambulance has already been called to … Continue reading

Posted in Asylum Seekers, Australia, Nauru, Omid, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees | 3 Comments