CALLS TO END MANDATORY DETENTION AS FAZEL CHEGENI’S INQUEST BEGINS
REFUGEE RIGHTS ACTION NETWORK MEDIA RELEASE
The Coronial Inquest into the death in custody of Fazel Chegeni Nejad, a Faili Kurd who was detained on Christmas Island at the time of his death, is scheduled to be heard from 30 July – 10 August 2018.
Refugee Rights Action Network […]
Flowers for Salim: Stop Deaths by Policy #EvacuateNow
On Tuesday 22 May, a Rohingya refugee and father of three, named Salim was killed on Manus Island. He is the 7th death in Australian custody on the island since 2014.
Salim was a man who had suffered from epilepsy for a prolonged period. He was transferred between Manus and […]
Synthesised account of attacks on Manus
[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 to the Hunger Strikers at Broadmeadows
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 […]
Tamils condemn deportations of asylum seekers to Sri Lanka
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 […]
ASIO-Negative Refugee Attempts Suicide at Villawood
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 […]
Nauru Hunger Strike Enters Fourth Day – Another Protest Today
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 […]
RRAN MeetingsRRAN WA and Fremantle RRAN meet the first Monday of the month at 6.30pm at the Boorloo Activist Centre, U15/5 Aberdeen Street, Perth (just north of the McIver Train Station or online via Jitsi. For more details, send us a message via our Contact RRAN WA page, or call/text us on 0412 860 168. Contact Fremantle RRAN