Action updates

February 6, 2002

Action updates

Refugee rights protests

HOBART — Hundreds of people signed petitions and tooted their car horns in support of refugees' rights at a series of lunchtime vigils, organised by Resistance, outside immigration department offices between January 27 and February 1.

Activists are planning a big demonstration in Hobart to coincide with the national refugees' rights protest in Canberra on February 12. Contact Sarah Cleary on 6234 6397 or email <> to get involved.

February 12 hunger strike

CANBERRA — Socialist Alliance will organise a hunger strike in a tent city on the lawns of the Parliament House, from noon, February 11, until 6pm, February 12. On the night of February 11, Socialist Alliance activists will establish a tent city on parliament lawns.

Socialist Alliance has organised stalls to build the February 12 action, and is holding a refugees' rights meeting on February 13. Phone James on 6247 2424 or 0405 309 283, or email < canberra@socialist-A HREF=""><> for more information.

From Green Left Weekly, February 6, 2002.
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