Deportations avoided as second High Court injunction is granted
Following on from yesterday’s High Court injunction, we have had another small victory today with confirmation of the second injunction coming through earlier this morning.
In the short term, this means that these two Tamil men will not face deportation until after their cases are heard in the new year; in the longer term, though, […]
Deportation Update: Right Down to the Wire
Justice had one small win today as just a few hours before a Tamil father was due to be returned to Sri Lanka, his deportation order was stopped by the Hight Court.
Refugee Rights Action Network has been working feverishly all week to assist in blocking this crime.
Friday the Federal Magistrates court dismissed an […]
Emergency Action Called for Perth IDC
We have just gotten word that the Federal Magistrates Court has found that it has no jurisdiction to hear these appeals. The case of the first Tamil asylum seeker has now been taken to the High Court but we have not received any indication of when a decision will be made or if the Australian […]
Earlier today (Friday), the Federal Magistrates Court dismissed the first of the applications; in response to this, papers were filed with the High Court and a request was made to the Solicitor General requesting their deportation be delayed until the matter is heard some time next year. The outcome of the other case is expected […]
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Message from Perth IDC Resident
This was a message that RRAN received from a man staying in Perth Detention Centre during the anti-deportation actions. Two Tamil men were due to be deported back to Sri Lanka so members of RRAN surrounded the detention centre. Whilst we were doing so some of the guys inside kicked a volleyball over the fence, […]