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Brisbane Musician Phil Monsour has released Stand With Us, a new single in support of the protests and blockade of the Kangaroo Point Hotel/Prison in Brisbane.

Green Left interviews Greens councillor Jonathan Sri about the refugees imprisoned at Kangaroo Point.

Uncle Sam Watson mural

Alex Bainbridge reports that legendary Aboriginal activist Uncle Sam Watson has been memorialised in a new mural in West End's Bunyapa Park.

Greens coucillor Jonathan Sri encourages people to sign the pledge to resist

Alex Bainbridge reports that three weeks into a 24-hour-per-day blockade of the Kangaroo Point refugee detention centre, and on the eleventh consecutive week of organised protest, hundreds of activists have signed a 'Pledge of Resistance'.

Two days after a powerful and emotional refugee rights rally outside the Kangaroo Point detention centre, police moved in to break up a protest camp on June 15, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Hundreds of people turned out for the Brisbane leg of a national day of action demanding #JusticeForRefugees, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Tens of thousands of people rallied in Brisbane on June 6 to express solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the United States and to campaign against Black deaths in custody in Australia, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Solidarity action with refugees detained at Kangaroo Point May 29

About 150-200 people took part in an "exercise for refugees" solidarity action outside the Kangaroo Point detention facility. It was the seventh week of Friday afternoon actions and the biggest yet, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Weekly solidarity actions to support refugees detained at a Brisbane detention facility are becoming an important flashpoint in the campaign, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Refugee activist and medical doctor Kamala Emanuel was arrested by Queensland Police on May 15 for holding a sign. The sign read: "COVID-19: Just one more reason to free the refugees".

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