Category Archives: Refugee Struggle

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

Australia: Over 200 Detainees in Immigration Detention Commence Hunger Strike in Protest Against New Visit Restrictions

16.01.18: Over two hundred detainees at two detention centres, Villawood in Sydney and Maribyrnong in Melbourne, have declared a hunger strike in protest at visiting restrictions recently announced by Border Force. The detainees have been on hunger strike for more than … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Fuck Border Force, Hunger Strike, Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre (MIDC), Melbourne, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, 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

Florida, USA: ‘Tampa’s Dark Ages’ – Urgent Appeal from the Sex Worker Solidarity Network

Received on 20.12.17: The “Bathhouse Ordinance” it’s called: flying under the radar of dedicated activists and sex workers alike, the City of Tampa has revived a homophobic law in hopes of targeting “sex traffickers.” But it isn’t difficult to see … Continue reading

Posted in Bathhouse Ordinance, Florida, Refugee Struggle, Repression, Sex Workers, Tampa, Transgender Struggle, USA, Women's Struggle, Workers Struggle

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

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)

Sydney, Austrália: Pixação na sede do Departamento de Imigração em Solidariedade com xs Refugiadxs de Manus

Recebido em 08.11.17: Pixação em solidariedade com xs refugiadxs em Manus na sede do Departamento de Imigração e Proteção de Fronteiras em Sydney, na chamada Austrália. Na pixação se lê: ‘FREE THE REFUGEES’ (LIBERTEM XS REFUGIADXS), ‘161 WSC’ (Ação Anti … Continue reading

Posted in #SanctionAustralia, Anti Fascist Action Sydney, Antifa, Antifascism, Australia, Direct Action, Free The Refugees, Graffiti, Manus Island, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, so-called 'Australia', Sydney