This year, three Coronial Inquests of people who died while in the custody of the Immigration Department are scheduled to be held in Perth. RRAN hopes that the Coroner will examine the systemic issues involved in each of these cases. None of these three men were the first nor last people to die in immigration […]
Please join the solidarity vigil:
6:15pm, Fri 8 Nov
St Mary’s Cathedral,
17 Victoria Square, Perth
There are currently around 300 Catholic asylum seekers detained in the Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre just outside Northam, and hundreds more detained in detention centres throughout Australia. These people […]
On the 1st of July, we announced that we were moving from our old Facebook group to our new Facebook page. Since then, nearly 600 people have liked our page, and our rally events have reached over 8,000 people!
And while we’ve experimented with a bit of paid Facebook advertising to help promote our […]
Well, it’s been a good month for documentation sites and projects. In addition to the nascent Refugee Rights Watch site, today has seen the launch of two related sites — the Detention Logs site, which documents over 7,600 incidents obtained from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship under the FOI Act, and Behind […]
Sunday 16 June
1pm, Wesley Church corner (cnr William & Hay Sts, Perth city)
Demands of the rally include:
* Free the refugees
* No Pacific “Solution”
* End mandatory detention
We are encouraging […]
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 […]
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 […]
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