Category: Past actions

As closure deadline looms, Manus refugees secure the fences

| October 30, 2017 | Reply

As the deadline for the closure looms, Manus refugees are this evening (Monday 30 October) securing the recently damaged perimeter fence against possible attacks (see photo). Meals are no longer available in the centre. Refugees have only been given meagre food packs for their three meals today. Some refugees have been left hungry. The last […]

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Biggest Manus rally yet says hands off Foxtrot

| August 6, 2017 | Reply

Sunday 6 August has seen the biggest protest so far inside the Manus Island detention centre to stop the closure of Foxtrot compound. Hundreds gathered at the Foxtrot compound calling for the power to be officially restored; “informal” wiring by refugee electricians has re-establish power to the compound, since power was officially cut off on […]

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Manus protest defies Foxtrot shut-down threat

| August 1, 2017 | Reply

A mass protest at the Foxtrot compound on Manus Island has defied Border Force orders to move and demanded that power and water be officially restored to the compound. (See photos) The protest gathered at 2pm at Foxtrot compound and chanted, “We do not want to settle in PNG; do not force us.” PNG immigration […]

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Four years too many: July 19 vigil

| June 26, 2017 | Reply

6pm Wednesday 19 July, Hyde Park north

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RALLY FOR REFUGEES ON PALM SUNDAY

| February 7, 2017 | Reply

2pm Sunday 9 April 2017, Hyde Park north Justice, peace, no racism We can do better, #BringThemHere

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Support the doctors’ march for refugees

| October 14, 2016 | Reply

CLOSE MANUS CLOSE NAURU 1pm Saturday 5 November, Hyde Park north Doctors for Refugees is calling on all Australian doctors and their supporters—specifically other health professionals but also the general public—to march on November 5th to demand humane treatment of asylum seekers and refugees.

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Pre-election rally: Close Manus, Close Nauru, Bring Them Here

| May 13, 2016 | Reply

1pm Sunday 19 June, Sydney Town Hall

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4000 march on Palm Sunday in Sydney

| February 21, 2016 | Reply

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Emergency rally on Europe-wide day of action

| September 7, 2015 | Reply

2pm this Saturday 12 September, Sydney Town Hall

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Hundreds of refugees protest on Nauru

| February 28, 2015 | Reply

Around 300 refugees on Nauru staged a protest yesterday, Friday afternoon, 27 February. The peaceful protest assembled at Beach House, the accommodation for many of the Australian personnel employed in the detention centre. However, when the rally attempted to march around the island, Nauruan police (supported by Transfield riot squad) blocked the road and attacked […]

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