Kangaroo Point detainees

Monir Hossein, who fled political violence in Bangladesh spoke to Green Left from the Kangaroo Point hotel detention in February. He was one of 15 refugees released on March 1.

Frederika Steen, Ian Rintoul and Alex Bainbridge speak about the latest developments following the release of twenty-five refugees from Kangaroo Point and Brisbane Immigration Transit Acommodation..

Amin Afravi, a refugee who came to Australia under the Medevac laws from Manus, speaks to Green Left from Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation.

Longer Tables, not higher fences solidarity day, November 11. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

The iconic black and white banners displayed by refugees detained at the Kangaroo Point hotel have been seized by Serco and/or Border Force, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Regular actions are being organised to demand the federal government frees almost 120 refugees detained at Kangaroo Point, reports Alex Bainbridge.

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.

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