Category Archives: WACA (Whistleblowers Activists & Citizens Alliance)

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)

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)

Melbourne, Australia: Report on the Day of Action for Refugees on Manus Island

08.11.17: RISE: Refugee Survivors and ex-Detainees called for a Day of Action on November 7 in solidarity with over 600 refugee men who are currently blockaded inside the former Australian-government run detention centre on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. … Continue reading

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

Melbourne, Australia: Activists Blockade Office of Israeli Arms Manufacturer as Part of International Week of Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA RELEASE 7 July 2017 ACTION ONGOING: Activists blockade office of Israeli arms manufacturer as part of international week of action Activists from WACA (Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance) have this morning blockaded the entrance to the … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Militarism, Anti-War, Australia, Banners, Direct Action, Fuck Elbit Systems, Israel, Melbourne, Narrm, Palestine, so-called 'Australia', WACA (Whistleblowers Activists & Citizens Alliance)

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)