Reza Berati’s death has become a symbol of the brutality and impunity of the offshore imprisonment of asylum seekers and refugees, argues Janet Parker, on the ninth anniversary of his brutal death on Manus Island.
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A protest outside the office of immigration minister Andrew Giles demanded permanent visas for refugees. Chris Slee reports.
Iranian refugees are continuing their 24/7 protest demanding permanent visas outside the Immigration department. Chris Slee reports.
Refugees and their supporters converged on Parliament to demand the federal government act on its promise to give 19,000 refugees permanent visas. Kerry Smith reports.
Activists are set to protest Labor’s cruel immigration policy of keeping refugees in limbo. Kerry Smith reports.
A group of Iranian refugees are continuing their round-the-clock sit-in outside the Immigration Department. Chris Slee reports.
Refugee rights supporters gathered outside the Park Hotel prison again to demand the detainees be released and for all detention centres to be closed down. Chloe DS reports.
The release of refugees from detention has given activists hope that there will be a change in policy. But, as Chloe DS writes, they won't stop organising until all refugees are released and given permanent protection.