While Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic is in detention, refugee rights activists have taken the opportunity to protest the detention of refugees brought to Australia under the Medevac law in 2019. Chloe DS reports.
Refugee Action Collective Victoria
A detained Serbian tennis player at the Park Hotel has unwittingly helped shine a spotlight on the Morrison government's cruel policies towards refugees. Chloe DS reports.
The cases of 18 refugee rights activists who participated in a car convoy last year have been adjourned to October. Chris Slee reports.
Refugee rights supporters rallied outside Northern Hospital to show their support for a Tamil refugee who has been detained for more than 11 years. Chris Slee reports.
More than 100 people took part in an online forum to discuss ways of supporting refugees and changing Australia's cruel laws, reports Chris Slee.
Refugee rights activists have stepped up their calls for refugees to be released from hotel prisons after a guard at the Mantra Hotel tested positive, reports Kerry Smith.
Refugee advocates occupied Melbourne’s Spring St on October 25 in solidarity with the asylum seekers of Manus Island, who have been abandoned by the Australian government.
Two asylum seekers who had been detained in Australia's offshore detention camps spoke at a forum organised by Refugee Action Collective Victoria on April 22.
Ravi, a Tamil asylum seeker from Sri Lanka now living in Australia, told the forum how he spent two years on Nauru after surviving a 22-day boat journey. He said he had left one "hell", as a former political prisoner in Sri Lanka, only to be sent to another "hell" on Nauru.