Video of yesterday’s protest in solidarity with hunger striking refugees on Nauru.
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MEDIA RELEASE: NAURU HUNGER STRIKE ENTERS FOURTH DAY – ANOTHER PROTEST TODAY
The hunger strike by asylum seekers on Nauru has entered its fourth day, with around 300, more than three-quarters of the asylum seekers, refusing food.
More asylum seekers joined the hunger strike yesterday (Saturday 3 November) afternoon, and a protest is planned for […]
The mass hunger strike on Nauru has entered its second day, still with around 290 people not eating.
One Iranian man has been on hunger strike for 22 days.
Three of the hunger strikers have become weak and are too dizzy to stand. One of them, an Afghan man, was taken to hospital around 2.00pm […]
MEDIA RELEASE: NAURU ASYLUM SEEKERS APPEAL TO GILLARD AND THE MEDIA
The asylum seekers on Nauru have issued another statement (text below and document attached) appealing to the media to come Nauru and see directly the conditions in the Nauru detention centre.
“The Immigration Department has spent much time in recent days accusing asylum seekers […]
The statement below was issued by asylum seekers on Nauru following their protest yesterday (Sunday 29 Oct) afternoon.
For more information contact Ian Rintoul on 0417 275 713.
ASYLUM SEEKERS IN NAURU
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
We heard several times from different authorities that the sending of us [to Nauru] is an argument […]
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 […]
MEDIA RELEASE: ANOTHER ATTEMPTED SUICIDE ON NAURU
An Iranian asylum seeker on Nauru attempted to hang himself on Tuesday night. He was rescued by guards and fellow detainees. This is the fourth attempted suicide on Nauru since the start of the Gillard government’s Pacific Solution 2.0.
Meanwhile the number of hunger strikers on Nauru is […]
MEDIA RELEASE: ANOTHER NAURU PROTEST CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE PROCESSING
More than 300 asylum seekers on Nauru staged another protest Sunday (21 October) afternoon calling for refugee processing to begin immediately and for closure of the Nauru detention centre (see statement below).
The protest on Nauru was timed to coincide with […]
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