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'.
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.
About 150-200 people took part in an "exercise for refugees" solidarity action outside the Kangaroo Point detention facility. It was the seventh week of Friday afternoon actions and the biggest yet, reports Alex Bainbridge.
Refugee activist and medical doctor Kamala Emanuel was arrested by Queensland Police on May 15 for holding a sign. The sign read: "COVID-19: Just one more reason to free the refugees".
Refugee activist and medical doctor Kamala Emanuel was arrested by Queensland Police on May 15 for holding a sign which read: 'COVID-19: Just one more reason to free the refugees'. Here is her account of the events.
Dozens of police officers were waiting to break up picnics planned by concerned locals outside the Kangaroo Point Central Hotel and Apartments on May 8, writes Kerry Smith.
Dozens of refugees detained at a hotel in Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, staged a protest on their balconies on April 24 to highlight the risk of catching COVID-19 while detained, reports Kamala Emanuel.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement that all refugee children will be removed from Nauru by the end of the year demonstrates that the refugee rights movement is winning, writes Susan Price.
Shortly after #libspill, United States President Donald Trump tweeted his congratulations to Scott Morrison, who replaced Malcolm Turnbull as Australian prime minister on August 24. The two have a lot in common.
Around the country, on March 25 (Palm Sunday in the Christian calendar), people will be protesting about the federal government’s ongoing cruelty towards refugees.
They will be demanding an end to offshore detention and boat turn-backs and for asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru to be brought to our shores and offered permanent protection.
Many readers won’t need a reason to join the protests, but here are three new ones.
Seven facts about the crisis in the Manus Island detention centre that the media refuse to report.