“Yesterday I went into the sea with my friend, we tried to die or go anywhere to leave this fucking island. LML 043 and I am FRG 010. I was really sad, I was planning to hang myself but my friend saw me and he said do you want to run into the water? Then […]
I visited a friend in Curtin detention centre in December of 2013. I flew into Broome from Perth and rented a car. I drove that car halfway from Broome to Derby and camped overnight in what was insufferable heat in the middle of the bush. I drove an hour through the gateway into the Kimberley […]
The asylum seeker killed on Monday night in the Manus Island detention centre was a 24 year-old Faili Kurd. He was one of the first people sent to Manus Island by the Rudd Labor government in August 2013.
The man was also a resident of the Mike Compound in the detention centre that has been […]
Join the Refugee Rights Action Network this Saturday the 27th of July, 1pm in the Murray St Mall to protest against Rudd’s policy changes to asylum seeker processing.
You can find the facebook event by clicking here. Please click attending and invite your friends.
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Asylum seekers are angry and upset at the death last night (Thursday) of an Afghan asylum seeker in the Villawood detention centre.
According to witnesses inside the detention centre, Serco guards left Ali on the ground for almost an hour before calling an ambulance.
He was taken from the centre around 7.30pm and died later […]
The mass hunger strike by asylum seekers on Nauru enters its seventh day with around 300 people refusing food. The latest statement from the hunger strikers is pasted below.
Refugee groups have called solidarity protests for Thursday, 8 November in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Darwin – details below. The Sydney protest plans to make phone contact with the hunger […]
The protesters on Nauru need our support. Whether we agree with hunger striking or not, we must support their efforts to draw attention to their situation. We are extremely concerned for their welfare. 300 are reported to be on hunger strike, one person has been on hunger strike for 25 days as […]
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