Photos: Evacuate Manus protests cause disruptions across Australia

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 19:00

Over the past two weeks since the Australian goverment closed Manus Island detention centre and deprived the men inside of water, food, electricity and medical support activists around Australia have been engaging in creative non vidolent direct action's to say evacuate Manus. 

The protests are in support of the men in Manus Island detention centre who have been protesting for more than 100 days since the Australian goverment annonced it would close Manus Island detention centre and leave the men stranded and in danger on Manus Island.

Here are some photos of the actions.

Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance activists scale the the Sydney Opera House on November 9.
A banner is dropped from a crane by members of the Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance above the Melbourne Cup on November 9.
A car blocks the train tracks leading to Flemington during the Melbourne Cup on November 9.
Refugee activists run onto the racetrack with a banner at the Melbourne Cup on November 9.
Love Makes A Way members absail over deputy prime minister Julie Bishop's office on November 8.
Refugee activists in Melbourne occupy a CBD intersection until midnight on November 4.
Students occupy the Sydney department of immigration on November 3.
Students against detention in Newcaste occupy the department of immigration in Newcastle on October 31.
Refugee Rights Action Network reads out statements from refugees in Manus Island in Perth on November 5.