A recent Refugee Action Collective forum exposed the punitive nature of temporary visas for asylum seekers, reports Chris Slee.
Chris Slee reports that a judge dismissed a charge of “incitement” against refugee rights activist Chris Breen.
Chris Slee reports on a rally in solidarity with a refugee activist charged with incitement.
Chris Slee reports on a protest calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council to refer Sri Lanka to the International Criminal Court for committing genocide against the Tamil people.
Refugee rights activists gathered in Parliament Gardens to support the release of a Tamil family detained on Christmas Island, reports Chris Slee.
Don Khan, a Rohingya refugee who was brought to Australia under the defunct Medevac law, told a rally that he had still not been given specialist treatment, reports Chris Slee.
Released refugees are pleading with supporters to keep up the pressure on the government until all refugees are released from onshore and offshore detention. Chris Slee reports.
Protests were organised in Melbourne and Sydney on February 6 to demand an end to the oppression of Tamils and Muslims in Sri Lanka. Chris Slee reports.
Chris Slee reports on a gathering outside the Magistrates Court to support an activist on trial for “inciting” people to support detained refugees.
Chris Slee reports on a new international solidarity campaign with sacked workers from the Ansell factory in Sri Lanka’s Biyagama Free Trade Zone.