Refugee Rights Action Network held a vigil on May 10 in support of Ranjini and the more than 50 refugees like her who are held in detention even though they have been found to “genuine” refugees. They face a lifetime in prison not because of anything they’ve done, but because ASIO considers them […]
RRAN protests for refugee rights to mark human rights day
Refugee Rights Action Network organised a successful action in the Murray Street Mall on December 9 to mark Human Rights Day (December 10).
Participants and passers by were invited to dip their hand in red ink to make their mark for refugee rights on a banner. The new RRAN postcards were also available […]
Banner above for Thursday’s action
Banner painted by Sarah Ross in solidarity with refugees on Nauru
Nauru: Another Protest, Another Suicide Attempt, and now Internet Censorship
MEDIA RELEASE: NAURU: ANOTHER PROTEST, ANOTHER SUICIDE ATTEMPT, AND NOW INTERNET CENSORSHIP
Asylum seekers in desperate circumstances on Nauru will hold another protest this afternoon, (Sunday 28th) at 4.00pm Nauru time (3pm, Australian daylight saving time).
Yesterday, a banner saying “we are not criminals” was hung on the detention camp fence but was confiscated by […]
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 […]
Video by Zeb Parkes, photos by Tristan Kewe
Following a day of stage managed and heavily censored visits for just a small number of the imprisoned teenagers, RRAN members climb up the fence of Leonora detention centre to throw tennis balls with messages of hope and to wave and ‘high five’ the young guys inside! Their look of […]
Protest at Leonora Detention Centre: Friday 27th Jan
Photos by Zeb Parkes, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/zebparkes/sets/72157629053067365/
Check out the photos of RRAN’s first contact with the young people inside Leonora detention centre on the afternoon of Friday 27th, as they waved back in response to RRAN’s chants, noise and banners.
Photos: Anti-deportation Action at Perth IDC
Photos from the Anti-deportation actions at Perth Detention Centre on the 12th and 13th of December, 2011. From http://www.flickr.com/photos/zebparkes/sets/72157628386492759:
RRAN MeetingsRRAN WA and Fremantle RRAN meet the first Monday of the month at 6.30pm at the Boorloo Activist Centre, U15/5 Aberdeen Street, Perth (just north of the McIver Train Station or online via Jitsi. For more details, send us a message via our Contact RRAN WA page, or call/text us on 0412 860 168. Contact Fremantle RRAN