About two dozen protesters rallied outside immigration minister Chris Bowen's office in the western Sydney suburb of Fairfield on January 10. Police had barricaded the footpath and several parking spaces outside Bowen's office, which was empty at the time, and uniformed and plain-clothed officers looked on as refugee supporters chanted "Hey Bowen, we're talking to you: No Malaysia, No Nauru". Photos by Paul Benedek
PHOTO ESSAY: Refugee supporters rally outside Chris Bowen's office amid heavy police presence
You need Green Left, and we need you!
Green Left is funded by contributions from readers and supporters. Help us reach our funding target.
Make a One-off Donation or choose from one of our Monthly Donation options.
You can also call 1800 634 206 to make a donation or to become a supporter. Thank you.