[The following account has been put together and released late on February 18, 2014 from multiple sources that various Refugee Rights Action Network activists have complied after collating a multitude of communications our activists have received over the last few days directly from asylum seekers and staff based on the island. This contests many of […]
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 […]
The Australasian Federation of Tamil Associations released this statement on December 5.
The Australasian Federation of Tamil Associations (AFTA), the umbrella body of the peak Tamil associations in Australia and New Zealand, welcomes the news that the deportation of 56 Tamil refugees was halted after a dramatic hearing at the High Court in Sydney late […]
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
With Labor’s Pacific “Solution” set to claim its first fatality, the Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) is holding an emergency protest tomorrow (Wednesday, November 28th) outside the office of Labor Senator Louise Pratt in East Perth.
Omid, the Iranian asylum seeker on Nauru who has been maintaining a hunger strike […]
MEDIA RELEASE: ASIO NEGATIVE REFUGEE ATTEMPTS SUICIDE AT VILLAWOOD
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.
He was taken to the emergency department at Liverpool hospital and has now been admitted to the hospital.
Despite the finding of […]
MEDIA RELEASE: NAURU HUNGER STRIKE ENTERS FOURTH DAY – ANOTHER PROTEST TODAY
The hunger strike by asylum seekers on Nauru has entered its fourth day, with around 300, more than three-quarters of the asylum seekers, refusing food.
More asylum seekers joined the hunger strike yesterday (Saturday 3 November) afternoon, and a protest is planned for […]
Asylum seekers Nauru, to whom it may concern
The government of Australia and human rights
There is a big difference between criminal and asylum seekers, but the Australian does not take care of the difference between asylums seekers of Nauru camp, Darwin and Curtin camp, are treated differently.
As a human being in this critical […]
MEDIA RELEASE: MASS HUNGER STRIKE ON NAURU; INTERNET CUT OFF
A mass hunger strike by asylum seekers of all nationalities has begun on Nauru.
Outraged by the attempted suicide and self-harm incidents late yesterday afternoon, a united camp deceided to begin an “unlimited” hunger strike from breakfast this morning (Thursday, 1 November).
The asylum seekers’ […]
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 0417 904 329. 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