A coalition of Victorian groups campaigning for rights for refugees in Australia

PALM SUNDAY JUSTICE FOR REFUGEES – Virtual Event – 5th April 2020 – Social Media campaign and Online Actions

SPEAK UP for JUSTICE FOR REFUGEES on PALM SUNDAY 5th April 2020  Take action online #justice4refugees Due to public health concerns, the 2020 Palm Sunday actions for Justice for Refugees across the country have been cancelled.  Palm Sunday is traditionally a time to call for justice and peace – this is a call for Justice for Refugees and people seeking our protection.  As our community grapples with the health, safety and economic crisis of the coronavirus pandemic we must not forget that…

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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS: The Crisis in Australian Immigration Detention

Symposium BEHIND CLOSED DOORS: The Crisis in Australian Immigration Detention Friday 21 February 2020 9.30am – 12.30pm Facebook live stream videos of the event are here: Video 1 Video 2 Video 3 Organised by The Refugee Advocacy Network, an informal network of groups and individuals active in refugee advocacy in Victoria, and hosted by the Melbourne Law School WELCOME Prof John Tobin, University of Melbourne CONTEXT Alison Battisson, Human Rights for All STORIES FROM THE INSIDE – a former detainee and regular visitors…

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The Palm Sunday Walk this year will be a virtual event held at 11am this Sunday, April 5th. Join us in sharing videos from speakers and taking online action. It's more important than ever to be campaigning for justice for refugees. As our community grapples with the health, safety and economic crisis of the pandemic we must not forget that refugees and people seeking asylum in detention centres or living in our community on temporary protection visa with no certainty or those who are included from the safety net and separated from family. This is a time to remember, we are all in it together and to speak up for justice, and for a safer future for all.

Watch out for videos from speakers including Tom Ballard, Nazeem Hussain, Moz from Manus, Shamindan Kanapathi, Bishop Philip Huggins, Dr Mohamed Mohideen, Rabbi Ralph Genede, Sr Brigid Arthur, Rev Ian Smith, Roqaya and Lucy Honan.

For more information see: www.facebook.com/palmsundaywalk
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