Refugee Action Collective (Victoria)

The full hearing for the charge of incitement against Chris Breen will be held on Wednesday 27 January and is expected to go for at least one day.

RAC will hold a solidarity rally at Melbourne Magistrates' Court at 233 William Street in the city from 8.30am. The event will be COVID-safe.

Confirmed speakers include:

Mostafa Azimitabar (Moz from Manus) - freed refugee, activist, and musician, IN PERSON
Don Khan - refugee live via phone from the Park Hotel Prison
Tony Birch - Writer, Historian, Activist
Dr Tim Read MP - Green's Justice Spokesperson
Speaker from Victorian Trades Hall

Note, due to lockdown, the rally planned for 13 February was rescheduled and we'll be back on the streets for freedom on 20 February. Note the new time of 12 noon.

years too many for the refugees and asylum seekers on Manus and Nauru.

We need to loudly tell the Coalition government to Bring Them Here, and in the lead up to ALP national conference, tell the ALP it’s time to change policy.

Offshore processing must end

Boat turnbacks must end

CLOSE MANUS, CLOSE NAURU

BRING THEM HERE

State Library, Swanson Street, Melbourne

Please note this rally has been postponed to Tue Sept 29 because the court case has been adjourned for a contest mention on September 29.

Speakers:
George Newhouse - Lawyer from the National Justice Project
Aran Mylvaganam - Tamil Refugee Council & one of the refugee supporters fined $1652 at the refugee car convoy
Chris Breen - RAC, and person charged with 'incitement' for refugee car convoy
more TBA

If possible we will hold a rally in person at the court, but if we are unable we will hold an online rally, Zoom details below

Register for this event here:

https://forms.gle/gE7apfHqY1ALHwcf6

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