In the aftermath of the detention protest last night, Manus Island locals have armed themselves with machetes, knives and guns. Asylum seekers have urged the media to come to the detention centre to ensure their safety. One recent call from inside says that sections of the perimeter fence have already been torn down by locals. [...]
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Thanks to everyone who made it to the World Refugee Day rally on Sunday 16 June. There were about 400 or 500 in attendance, a really determined crowd in the face of the worsening demonisation of refugees we are seeing in the lead up to the election. There are some good photos from the event [...]
Rally 11am Sunday 10 February at Villawood detention centre (Miowera Rd entrance) Ranjini’s new baby boy, Paari, will grow up in detention for life because she is being held in detention indefinitely due to an ASIO negative security finding.
ASIO and Refugees No charge, no trial: life sentence Speakers: Niromi de Soyza (author, Tamil Tigress) Stephen Blanks (lawyer in High Court challenge to ASIO checks and Secretary NSW Council for Civil Liberties) There are currently about 60 people who have been found to be refugees, yet are in detention for life due to a [...]