Following a report on ASIO negative Tamil refugees, aired on the ABC’s current affairs programme, 7.30, on Monday night, Serco guards raided and searched the accommodation rooms of ASIO-negative Tamils late Tuesday afternoon.
The refugees demanded to know the reason for the search, but the 15 Serco guards refused to give any reason. There has […]
Refugee advocates are alarmed at the spate of politically motivated decisions by Immigration Department officers barring visits to detention centres.
In the last week, Ian Rintoul from the Refugee Action Coalition has been barred from visiting Villawood detention centre; Senator Lee Rhiannon’s visit, today’ (Friday), to the residential housing compound of Villawoood was abruptly curtailed, […]
Four long-term Iranian asylum seekers are maintaining their roof top protest at Darwin’s most notorious detention, the Northern Immigration Detention Centre.
The four, who started the protest on Wednesday afternoon, say they plan to stay on the roof until they get answers from the Immigration department.
The high security NIDC facility is notorious for its […]
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 […]
Perth Immigration Detention Centre (Perth Domestic Airport), corner Baker and McComb streets, 2.30pm Monday 9th April.
The Refugee Rights Action Network will be holding a protest at Perth Detention Centre as part of a national day of action across Australia.
Refugee rights activists will be protesting in Sydney, Melbourne, Darwin and Brisbane — don’t miss […]
Seven people from several Australian cities were arrested by Northern Territory police for trying to make contact with refugees inside the Wickham Point Detention Centre outside Darwin.
They were out at the remote site to show support to the 500 people locked up there for legally seeking asylum in Australia. The protest occurred the day […]
Seven people have been arrested while climbing the hill overlooking the Wickham Point detention centre outside of Darwin. The protest is part of the national Easter Refugee Rights Convergence involving people from Darwin and around the country.
More details to come.
Reliable reports from inside the Wickham Point detention centre indicate that an asylum seeker has been hospitalised following a self-harm incident at the new detention centre.
The news has shocked the refugee protesters already gathered in Darwin over Easter to draw attention to the reality of mandatory detention.
“We had already planned a protest […]
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