Perth group Action for Human Rights in Tamil Eelam and Sri Lanka held a screening of the documentary No Fire Zone on Sunday, June 30th as part of the national tour. The film documents the war crimes perpetrated against the Tamil people in the last 138 days of the civil war in Sri Lanka with confronting footage […]
When – Sunday the 30th of June, 6:30pm
Where – Cinema Paradiso in Northbridge
Action for Human Rights in Tamil Eelam will be holding a documentary screening of No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka. No Fire Zone is a documentary that explores the the final offensive in a 26 year war […]
By Trevor Grant of Socialist Alternative. Originally published at sa.org.au.
For newly arrived Christmas Island asylum seekers, many of whom have endured life-threatening journeys, the fear and trepidation do not end when they reach land.
The fear of drowning on the high seas, dying of thirst or being eaten by sharks is nothing compared […]
Refugee advocates fear that a charter flight leaving Christmas Island today (around midday Christmas Island time) is removing Sri Lankan asylum seekers to Colombo.
“We have grave concerns that the government has screened out some of the Sri Lankan asylum seekers who arrived at Geraldton nine days ago and is removing them today from Christmas […]
The Australasian Federation of Tamil Associations released this statement on December 5.
The Australasian Federation of Tamil Associations (AFTA), the umbrella body of the peak Tamil associations in Australia and New Zealand, welcomes the news that the deportation of 56 Tamil refugees was halted after a dramatic hearing at the High Court in Sydney late […]
By Pamela Curr, Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.
Immigration raids and re-detentions have begun across Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide this weekend. Immigration cars are watching houses where people are living lawfully on community detention conditions and bridging visas. There is fear among community based asylum seekers as those called to appointments are then seized and taken […]
MEDIA RELEASE: ASIO NEGATIVE REFUGEE ATTEMPTS SUICIDE AT VILLAWOOD
An ASIO-negative Tamil refugee attempted to hang himself at the Villawood detention centre overnight. The man has been in detention for over three years.
He was taken to the emergency department at Liverpool hospital and has now been admitted to the hospital.
Despite the finding of […]
MEDIA RELEASE: TAMIL ASYLUM SEEKER FACING DEPORTATION ATTEMPTS SUICIDE IN MELBOURNE
A Tamil asylum seeker scheduled who faced deportation to Sri Lanka today (Wednesday) has attempted suicide in the early hours of this morning.
It is understood that ambulances were called to the Maribynong Detention Centre in Melbourne and that the man has been transported […]
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