Tag Archives: Australia

#Australia: Hunger strike over Detention Visit Restrictions Continues

Around 160 detainees at Villawood in Sydney are continuing their hunger strike – now in its fourth day. (Thursday, 18 Jan), over the draconian restrictions to visiting. Image: Villawood detention center in Sydney. Image by Insurrection News.

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Don’t Forget Me – Kurdish Music from a Refugee Camp #Twitterkurds

Music is therapy and this is being recognised more and more these days. If you are stuck on a remote pacific island in hellish conditions the outlet provided by music can really help you to stay positive and fulfil some … Continue reading

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#Australia: Song for #Elijah

This song was released on December 8 2017 and is a dedication to Elijah Doughty from Kalgoorlie, WA (Australian territory). Who is Elijah? Elijah was killed when a car struck the motorbike he was riding in August last year. The … Continue reading

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#SanctionAustralia – Refugee Detention, Torture and Abuse by Australia doesn’t Stop for Holidays, New Year Celebrations, Christmas Carols or Sporting Events

Ex-detainees request to take a stand during end of year holiday events and bring to the forefront the forgotten people in our community being tortured, refouled and abused by the Australian government while mainstream Australia celebrates this “festive” season. Statement … Continue reading

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#Manus Refugees Under Attack

On Thursday November 24 a small island in the middle of the pacific made world headlines, but not because of its natural beauty.

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Moonee Ponds (Melbourne): Husk Collective

Statement from Husk Collective, active since August 2017.

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Activists Barricade #Perth Border Force Office in Solidarity With #Refugees on #Manus

Today members of the Refugee Rights Action Network and Whistleblowers Activist Citizens Alliance Western Australia (WACA WA) have barricaded the doors to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection in Perth in solidarity with the men on Manus who have … Continue reading

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#Australia: Refugee Supporters Barricade Border Force HQ in Solidarity With the Men on #Manus

A group of refugee supporters have barricaded the entrance to Customs House, 1010 LaTrobe Street, Docklands, where the Australian Border Force is headquartered. The action is in support of refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island who have barricaded themselves … Continue reading

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#URGENT Call For Global Actions at Australian Embassies on Nov 7th in Solidarity with Refugees on #Manus

RISE ex-detainees urgently requests protests and other actions to be held next Tuesday, 7th November 2017 on Melbourne Cup day, a high profile international event, to bring to the world’s attention the escalating crisis faced by detainees held hostage by … Continue reading

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Solidarity Video For The Arrested Comrades in #Copenhagen

Solidarity action in Sydney, Australia for the arrested comrades in Copenhagen.

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