Category Archives: Villawood

Kolkata, India: International Anarchist Solidarity Action with Villawood Hunger Strikers

Received on 25.01.18:  On 24 January, 2017, we, a group of anarchists from 3 different continents, undertook an action in support of the hunger striking prisoners in Villawood Detention Centre, so-called Sydney, Australia. The solidarity action, which was undertaken in … Continue reading

Posted in Antifa, Antifascism, Australia, Bengal, Fuck Border Force, India, International Solidarity, Kolkata, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, so-called 'Australia', Villawood

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

Sydney, Australia: Emergency Protest – Don’t Deport ‘Saeed’ To Danger!!

Received on 24.03.17: Media Release Missing Asylum Seeker “Saeed”, a man seeking Asylum who has been detained by the Australian government for the last four years is missing. His lawyer is being denied access and he is at risk of … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Deportations, Free The Refugees, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Saeed, so-called 'Australia', Sydney, Villawood