Chris Slee

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.

 

Chris Slee reports that a petition calling on Victorian Premier Dan Andrews to stop the cruelty towards refugees was handed over to his office. The protests to free the refugees are growing.

Chris Slee reports that refugee rights supporters will rally on January 27 outside the Melbourne Magistrates Court to support activists who have been charged for organising safe protests.

Sri Lankan soldiers and police have demolished a monument at Jaffna University dedicated to marking the massacre of Tamils at Mullivaikkal in 2009, reports Chris Slee.

Chris Slee reviews a new documentary showing how British mercenary company Keenie Meenie Services trained a notorious Sri Lankan government paramilitary force, responsible for the torture and murder of Tamil civilians.

Refugee rights supporters rallied outside the Mantra Hotel demanding the detainees be released, not moved, reports Chris Slee.

China's restrictions on a range of Australian goods has come about because of Australia's double standard on human rights and its alliance with the United States, argues Chris Slee.

Refugee action

Chris Slee reports on a 150-strong, rostered protest for refugee rights outside the Mantra Hotel, where 65 refugees are being detained.

An online forum was told of the extra hardships LGBTI refugees applying for asylum face. Chris Slee reports.

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