Tag: asio

ASIO gets it wrong again – minister must release all ASIO negative refugees: Coalition must continue Stone review

| September 4, 2013 | Reply

Another Tamil refugee, detained for four years as a result of an adverse ASIO security assessment has been released from detention on 3 September, after ASIO reviewed their initial assessment.

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ASIO assessments are flawed, not fair: Independent inquiry needed

| May 22, 2013 | Reply

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.

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Sydney protests: Free Ranjini: Free all the ASIO negative refugees

| May 9, 2013 | Reply

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

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Ambulance called to collapsed ASIO negative hunger strikers

| April 10, 2013 | Reply

An ambulance was called to the MITA detention centre this afternoon (Wednesday) after five of the hunger-striking refugees fainted.

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Concerns for welfare of ASIO negative hunger strikers

| April 10, 2013 | Reply

After two days of their dry hunger strike protest, most of the 28 refugees staging their protest on the soccer field at the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation are showing serious signs of dehydration.

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Melbourne ASIO negative refugees begin mass hunger strike

| April 8, 2013 | Reply

At 2.00am, Monday morning (8 April), 28 ASIO negative refugees (24 Sri Lankan, 2 Iranian 2 Rohingyans) began a hunger strike at the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation (MITA) detention centre.

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Villawood protest: Free Ranjini and her baby Paari; free all ASIO-negative refugees

| February 9, 2013 | Reply

A protest to support ASIO-negative refugees and welcome Paari, the latest baby born to an ASIO negative refugee, will be held at 11am Sunday, 10 February outside the residential housing complex at the Miowera Rd entrance Villawood detention centre. The rally will call on the government to free the ASIO negative refugees from detention. The [...]

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ASIO negative Tamil attempts suicide

| November 15, 2012 | Reply

A 28 year old Tamil refugee at the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation detention centre attempted suicide in the early hours of this morning (Thursday 15 November).

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ASIO negative refugee attempts suicide at Villawood

| November 8, 2012 | Reply

An ASIO negative Tamil refugee attempted to hang himself at the Villawood detention centre overnight. The man has been in detention for over three years.

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