Photos: Rally to block the refugee visa ban bill

A couple of hundred refugee rights activists turned out in Sydney on November 22 to protest the proposed refugee visa ban bill. Activists read poetry written by refugees while on Nauru and excerpts from the Nauru Files.

The Senate inquiry released a report on the visa ban the same day, criticising it for being "severe and exceptional".

It looks like it will be defeated in the Senate with a number of cross bench senators coming out and saying they will vote against it.

 

 

Sydney rally to block the refugee visa ban bill. Photo by Zebedee Parkes
Sydney rally to block the refugee visa ban bill. Photo by Zebedee Parkes
Sydney rally to block the refugee visa ban bill. Photo: Zebedee Parkes
Sydney rally to block the refugee visa ban bill. Photo: Zebedee Parkes
Sydney rally to block the refugee visa ban bill. Photo: Zebedee Parkes
Sydney rally to block the refugee visa ban bill. Photo: Zebedee Parkes
Sydney rally to block the refugee visa ban bill. Photo: Zebedee Parkes
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