By Trevor Grant of Socialist Alternative. Originally published at sa.org.au.
For newly arrived Christmas Island asylum seekers, many of whom have endured life-threatening journeys, the fear and trepidation do not end when they reach land.
The fear of drowning on the high seas, dying of thirst or being eaten by sharks is nothing compared […]
For those who weren’t able to make it to this year’s convergence at Northam, you should watch this excellent documentary by Zeb Parkes to see what happened, and why we need to protest Australia’s detention and demonisation of our refugees and asylum seekers. (And even if you were there, you should still check it out!)
By Tanya McConvell of Socialist Alternative. Originally published at sa.org.au.
The powers that be can still shock us. And we know already what they are capable of!
First they denied the people. They called this land terra nullius – an empty land – for more than a couple of centuries. That meant they could use the land, […]
Friday Morning Bus Departing 10.00am from the southern end of the East Perth Terminal building (next to the foot bridge’s ramp on the western side of the East Perth train station, off Summers Street if you’re coming by car). Drop-off on Mitchell Avenue in front of the detention centre (see map). Police will stop traffic for […]
Refugee advocates fear that a charter flight leaving Christmas Island today (around midday Christmas Island time) is removing Sri Lankan asylum seekers to Colombo.
“We have grave concerns that the government has screened out some of the Sri Lankan asylum seekers who arrived at Geraldton nine days ago and is removing them today from Christmas […]
STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FROM THE REFUGEE RIGHTS ACTION NETWORK WA
To the 27 refugees currently on hunger strike at Broadmeadows detention centre, Melbourne — we support you unconditionally and are inspired by your courageous stand.
Our thoughts – and solidarity – are with you.
We condemn the utter depravity of the Australian government in continuing […]
To help people plan their convergence weekend, we’ve put together the following timetable. Note that buses to Northam will be leaving from the southern end of the East Perth Terminal building (next to the foot bridge’s ramp on the western side of the East Perth train station, off Summers Street if you’re coming by car).
Yongah Hill Convergence: 26–28 April 2013
We have seen politicians engage in a race to the bottom in refugee policy. With the re-introduction of […]
RRAN MeetingsRRAN WA is currently meeting on Mondays from 6.30pm at the Activist Centre, U15/5 Aberdeen Street, Perth (just north of the McIver Train Station). For more details, send us a message via our Contact RRAN WA page, or call/text us on 0412 860 168. Fremantle RRAN meets at 6pm on the first and third Wednesday of each month at The Federal Hotel, 23 William St Fremantle. Contact Fremantle RRAN