Regular actions are being organised to demand the federal government frees almost 120 refugees detained at Kangaroo Point, reports Alex Bainbridge.
Kangaroo Point detainees
Alan Tudge says "foreign actors" are "straining" the country's social cohesion. Alex Bainbridge argues that if he was seriously worried, he could start by looking in the mirror.
Hundreds of refugee rights activists stared down police intimidation to protest the continued detention of refugees at the Kangaroo Point detention centre, reports Alex Bainbridge.
Green Left interviews Greens councillor Jonathan Sri about the refugees imprisoned at Kangaroo Point.
July 19 marks seven years since Kevin Rudd said people seeking asylum, who arrive by boat, would never be settled in Australia. Alex Bainbridge spoke to councillors Jonathan Sri and Sue Bolton about the campaign to free imprisoned refugees and end the cruel policy.
Bipartisan mistreatment of refugees since 2001 has been a key feature of politics in Australia. But the movement for refugee rights has won some concessions and it could win more, writes Alex Bainbridge.
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'.
Refugees in the Kangaroo Point detention centre are making a passionate cry for freedom and their supporters, outside, are giving them hope, writes Alex Bainbridge.
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.