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Stop the new TPV legislation

| October 28, 2014 | Reply

Temporary Protection Visas are torture. Click here for more info and to sign online petition to stop Abbott and Morrison’s new legislation.

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Stand up for refugees rally

| August 29, 2014 | Reply

2pm Saturday 11 October Sydney Town Hall

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Palm Sunday rally success

| March 7, 2014 | Reply

About 3000 people turned out in appalling weather in Sydney to demand an end to the horror the Abbott government is inflicting on asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island, and call for an end to refugee detention. View photos and video here.

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Afghan deportation on hold

| February 10, 2014 | Reply

The 65-year-old Afghan asylum seeker the government wants to deport to Afghanistan has been given a reprieve, until his court case can be heard. But he remains at risk of deportation if he loses, unless we can create enough political pressure on the Australian and Afghan governments to prevent it.

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Don’t send Latifar and baby Ferouz to Nauru

| November 19, 2013 | Reply

Newborn babies should not be separated from their mothers. But the Immigration Department did just that to newborn Ferouz and his mother Latifar, a 31 year-old Tamil refugee – even though Ferouz was sick and in hospital. Now mother and child are to be sent back to traumatic and unsafe conditions in Nauru.

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Families on Nauru

| August 26, 2013 | Reply

These photos from Nauru show the newly cleared Refugee Processing Centre 3, where family groups are being “accommodated”: an isolated, bulldozed area with nothing but very hastily erected tents.

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Audio from recent protests on Nauru

| March 5, 2013 | Reply

Asylum seekers on Nauru sent us the audio below of their recent protests. The recordings of two separate protests continue for over 20 minutes of chanting each but shorter selections from each are below.

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New shocking photos from Manus Island

| February 15, 2013 | Reply

New photos that have surfaced from inside the Manus Island detention centre confirm everything that the detainees have been saying since the camp opened in November last year. The unhygienic conditions revealed in the photos are truly shocking.

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Online petition: Stop internet restrictions on Nauru

| December 19, 2012 | Reply

The Salvation Army has told asylum seekers on Nauru internet access will be limited to 30 minutes every two days, one friend will not be able to help another, and reduced time for Mahdi to update their Facebook page telling asylum seekers’ stories to the public.

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No Pacific Solution 2.0 Rally

| September 2, 2012

Around 300 people took to the streets on October 14 to condemn the re-opening of Nauru and the Pacific Solution. See TV news footage of the event and photos here.

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