Refugee Action Collective (VIC)

The vigil will feature speakers, musicians and poets.
Music - Les Thomas
Reading - Arnold Zable
Poetry - Awale Ahmed
Kasra - refugee imprisoned in the Park Hotel, live by phone
Mostafa Azimitabar (Moz from Manus): freed Medevac refugee
Taqi Azra - United Workers Union organiser and Hazara refugee
Anna Kingston - Refugee Action Collective
Chairs - Chloe De Silva & Lieke Janssen (RAC)

Rally for Permanent Visas

Please note: this rally has been rescheduled due to Covid Lockdown, the new date is Sunday Aug 29 (we will change the image shortly)

We call for the government to provide:
1 - Permanent Protection Visas
2 - Right to Income Support
3 - Family Reunion Rights
4 - Fair processing of asylum claims, with appeal rights
5 - Freedom for all refugees


Maria O'Sullivan - Associate Professor and a Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law. Maria is the author of a number of international and national publications on the subject of human rights, public law and refugee law.

Adnan Choopani - refugee in the Park Hotel who came to Australia at age 15 and has spent a third of his life detained by Australia

Joey Tangaloa Taualii - 501 detainee in MITA

This meeting will be both in person and via Zoom.

Next major rally to free the refugees -

Free the Refugees
Permanent Visas
End Offshore Processing

March from State Library to Park Hotel Prison speakers will include refugees from inside and outside Park Hotel

Call Chris on 0403 013 183 for info

State Library Victoria

Permanent visas for all

No boat turnbacks

End offshore detention

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