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.
Category: Past actions
1pm Sunday 19 June, Sydney Town Hall
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 […]
Fifteen Iranian asylum seekers are on their 19th day of hunger strike in Darwin’s Wickham Point detention centre. Meanwhile Martin, who has been on hunger strike since November last year is very weak and close to death. Martin and the fifteen are part of a group of around 35 Iranian asylum seekers who are being […]
While the mass hunger strike at Manus Island has drawn the main media attention, 15 Iranian asylum seekers have entered their sixth day of hunger strike in the Wickham Point detention centre near Darwin. The 15 are all aged between 25 and 30. Although all of them arrived in Australia at different times between 2010 […]