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

Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees 2019

Here are some of the wonderful speeches from the Melbourne Walk for Justice for Refugees Interfaith Panel Welcome Behrouz Bouchani’s Recorded Message from Manus Richard Flanagan calls for a Royal Commission into the Detention Centre Regime Nyadol Nyuon highlights the contribution refugees can make to Australia if given the opportunity David Manne said that Australia’s promise to protect Refugees enshrined in the Refugee Convention had been broken. “ We made a promise to help not to harm”

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POLITICAL DEMONISING OF MUSLIMS AND REFUGEES LINKED TO CHRISTCHURCH MASSACRE 

by Tess Lawrence, Contributing Editor-at-Large, Independent Australia The endemic racism and repugnant rhetoric endorsed by some of Australia’s politicians and promulgated through both Houses of Parliament, as Hansard will forever attest, has legitimised the global bloodsport of demonising muslims and refugees. The extent to which parliamentary hatespeak has contributed to New Zealand’s ChristchurchMassacre in the Mosques will become better known as the Australian who has been charged with this heinous crime, comes before the Court. Successive Australian governments have shamelessly and illegally…

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Inquest begins into Shocking Death on Nauru

As the government tries to weazel out of providing medical care to people in offshore detention, the death and treatment of OMID shows the inhumanity and cruelty towards refugees. OMID was dying  in terrible pain for 10 hours with no attempt to relieve his agony. NJP Media Alert OMID Inquest begins into Shocking Death on Nauru Brisbane, Australia – 24-Feb-19 Doorstop: A statement will be given by Adjunct Professor George Newhouse – Principal Solicitor at the National Justice Project, the lawyers representing Omid’s family: When: Monday…

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Refugee Advocacy Network (RAN) Film Fundraiser

Invitation to see 3 great films – and help support the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees  Come along with your friends and colleagues – share through you social media networks – get the word out !   FILM FUNDRAISER    3 Thursday nights – 3 FILMS $20 per film or $50 for package of all films Wine and refreshments by donation Thursday 28 Feb –  BORDER POLITICS  – Q&A with Julian Burnside    https://www.facebook.com/events/414638545977968/?ti=ia Thursday 14 March – THE MERGER      https://www.facebook.com/events/362669361224362/?ti=ia Thursday 4 April     ISLAND OF HUNGRY GHOSTS    (Christmas Island)   https://www.facebook.com/events/384365799057982/?ti=ia…

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Film plus Q&A - Island of the Hungry Ghosts, Friday 9 October at 7pm
amnestyau.zoom.us/j/95067209328 Meeting ID: 950 6720 9328
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The Academy of Child and Adolescent Health (an Australian association of paediatric professionals) urged the immediate release of people seeking asylum from hotel detention in Melbourne into community housing.
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