“We welcome the announced withdrawal of a number of charges from the Interpol Red notice for Sayed Abdellatif,” said Ian Rintoul, spokesperson for the Refugee Action Coalition.
A refugee advocate has called for the Opposition Immigration Minister, Scott Morrison to end his “terrorism” witch-hunt, and for the government to investigate the leaking of information by the Australian Federal Police.
An unaccompanied Iranian minor, believed to be around 17 year old has been staging a lone protest on the roof of the visitor centre inside the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation detention centre.
The Refugee Action Coalition has welcomed ASIO’s re-assessment of its adverse security finding in the case of Manokalo and her six year old son. But the new finding raises fundamental questions about the credibility of ASIO’s security assessments of refugees.
Two protests in Sydney on Friday 10 May will call for the release of Ranjini (and her children) and the release of all the refugees, indefinitely detained because of adverse ASIO assessments
The Refugee Action Coalition has rejected claims that people smugglers are responsible for more asylum families arriving in Australia by boat.
At 8.30am tomorrow (Friday) morning, refugee activists will again stress that ‘No one is illegal’ at the site of the now infamous Liberal billboard in West Perth.
Refugee advocates have condemned Tony Abbott’s anti-refugee bill-board unveiled in Perth this (Monday) afternoon.
Refugee advocates fear that a charter flight leaving Christmas Island today (around midday Christmas Island time) is removing Sri Lankan asylum seekers to Colombo.