A teenage Vietnamese asylum seeker has written to the Immigration Minister Chris Bowen accusing him of neglecting his duties as the guardian of children in detention.
The young woman says a group of Vietnamese asylum seekers held in the Darwin Airport Lodge facility feel they have been “forgotten” by Mr Bowen after […]
The Refugee Action Coalition is demanding an inquiry into the Federal Police’s role in the investigation of the assault and subsequent charging of two Burmese refugees, Habib and Basir, after a Darwin roof-top protest in August last year.
The two refugees were bashd in their room following the protest and taken to the punishment compound […]
The two asylum seekers charged with assaults on Serco guards in the NIDC in 2011 have been found not guilty of throwing rocks at the officers. Abdul Basir was also found not guilty of biting a Serco guard, after successfully arguing self-defense. Habibrahman was found guilty of punching an officer and will be sentenced on […]
The Refugee Rights Action Network joined other activists from all around the country, this Easter weekend in Darwin – a place which has progressively become the detention capital of Australia. Activists from Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney were among those attending, this included three ex-detainees – three men from Iraq, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka who […]
Refugee activists have condemned Serco and the Immigration department’s ban on visits to Darwin’s detention centres over the Easter weekend.
Even before protests were scheduled to start, Serco and the Immigration department banned visits to the detention centres.
Although visits to Darwin’s newest detention centre, Wickham Point, had been approved and confirmed for Thursday evening, […]
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