[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 […]
By the Socialist Alternative. Originally published at sa.org.au.
Internal Department of Immigration reports have confirmed what refugee activists and advocates have been saying for months: Nauru is a torturous hell hole that is destroying the lives of the refugees sent there.
The reports and incident logs, obtained by Farifax Media under freedom of information […]
During this dire period for those seeking asylum in Australia, your ongoing support for refugees is invaluable. For refugees imprisoned indefinitely on Manus Island and Nauru, as well as the many thousands either in the mainland detention centres or in the community on bridging visa’s with no work rights, your support means so much.
***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 […]
Join us in the tent in Murray St Mall this Saturday 17th November, 12pm to 3pm, to show your support for the Asylum Seekers on Nauru, who are speaking out against the abuse of their Human Rights by the Australian Government. Skype, message and chat directly with Asylum Seekers to hear first hand their experience […]
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RRAN activist Alex Bainbridge conducted this interview with a refugee on Nauru late on November 12 – the twelfth day of the mass hunger strike.
On November 13, most refugees chose to end the hunger strike after news that Amnesty International would visit […]
[RRAN has received this message from asylum seekers on Nauru]
TO WHOM IT MAY COMERN
The government and people of Australia.
Today on 12/11/2012 is our 12th day of hunger strike.
25 more asylum seekers have been brought to the Nauru Hell from Darwin by force and fraud when they saw the worst condition of […]
Via Green Left Weekly at http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/52747:
Asylum seekers imprisoned on Nauru released the statement below on November 5. The asylum seekers are currently on hunger strike, demanding that the Australian government process their claims for refugee status.
Today, dated 5/11/2012, we all asylum seekers in Nauru Hell are on hunger strikes. Today is our […]
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. Contact Fremantle RRAN