PHOTOS: Thousands join vigils in solidarity with refugees in wake of Manus Is killing

Sydney February 23 vigil for Iranian asylum seeker Reza Berati killed in violent attacks on detainees at the Manus Island 'offsh

When refugees are being killed and injured by thugs hired by the Australian government to run its offshore refugee detention camp in Manus Island, PNG; when Australia's foreign minister Julie Bishop pressures Cambodia (one of the poorest countries in the world) to take asylum seekers off Australia (one of the world's richest countries) surely it is time to say: NOT IN OUR NAME!

And this is what thousands of people did over the weekend of February 22-23 in more than 750 vigils, called by internet campaigning network GetUp.

These are some photographs I took at the vigil in Sydney Town Hall Square on February 23.





















































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