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Nauru Asylum Seeker Medivacced After Bashing

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 8:36 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

An Iranian asylum seeker, brutally bashed by Nauruan locals on Tuesday, was medivacced to Australia yesterday, Wednesday, 23 January. More >>

Angry Villawood Clashes Follow Suicide: Three Arrested

Sunday, 27 January 2019, 11:48 am | Refugee Action Coalition

Villawood detention centre remain locked down this morning, Saturday 26 January, following yesterday’s suicide by “Musa”, a 33 year-old refugee from Sierra Leone. More >>

Villawood Suicide: Detention claims another victim

Saturday, 26 January 2019, 10:48 am | Refugee Action Coalition

A 33 year-old refugee, from Sierra Leone has hanged himself in Villawood Detention Centre. He was found in his room around 4.30pm, this afternoon, Friday 25 January. More >>

Detention Protest Spreads Nationally

Monday, 21 January 2019, 12:04 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Hundreds of immigration detainees in detention centres across the country have begun a hunger strike protest this morning, Monday 21 January. More >>

MITA Hunger Strike Protest Continues; End the Lockdown

Friday, 11 January 2019, 4:25 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

The hunger strike protest by immigration detainees in MITA North that began on Tuesday 8 January, is now into its fourth day. More >>

Nauru Crisis Continues: One Medivac, Three More Families Fly

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 7:15 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Nauru Crisis Continues: One Medivac, Three More Families Fly to Australia Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE A pregnant Iranian refugee and her husband have been taken by air ambulance from Nauru to Australia today, Wednesday, 24 October. (The ... More >>

Guilty ! Coroner’s Findings Damn Offshore Detention

Monday, 30 July 2018, 6:24 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Guilty ! Coroner’s Findings Damn Offshore Detention The coroner’s finding in regard to the death of Hamid Khazaie have damned the government’s offshore detention policy. The coroner noted that the Pacific Solution Mark II version of offshore detention ... More >>

Aust: 50 Offshore Protests Occurred Around the Country

Monday, 23 July 2018, 4:48 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

50 Offshore Protests Occurred Around the Country To Mark the 5th Anniversary Of The “Pacific Solution” last week. More >>

Rooftop Protest on Christmas Island

Saturday, 26 May 2018, 1:35 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE Rooftop Protest on Christmas Island Two Iranian asylum seekers have begun a rooftop protest in the Green 1 compound on Christmas Island. The two asylum seekers got onto the roof around 2.30pm Christmas Island time, ... More >>

Another Refugee Dies on Manus

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 5:13 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Initial reports indicate that the refugee was killed when he was hit by a bus around 11am very near to West Haus refugee compound, althoughsome repiorts are saying he jumped from the bus. More >>

Thirty-Five Refugees Leave Nauru for The US

Sunday, 18 February 2018, 3:41 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE Thirty-Five Refugees Leave Nauru for The US Another thirty-five refugees, will fly from Nauru to be resettled in the United States this afternoon (Sunday 18 Februray), around 2pm, Nauru time. More >>

Third group of refugees from Manus to the US

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 2:39 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

A third group of 18 refugees from Manus Island flew from Port Moresby this morning (13 February), to be resettled in the United States. Photos from Port Moresby airport attached. More >>

Twenty-Two Refugees Leave Nauru for the United States

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 5:52 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Twenty-Two Refugees Leave Nauru for the United States The second group of refugees to leave Nauru for resettlement in the United States are leaving Nauru this afternoon, Nauru time. The 22 refugees are flying from Nauru to the United States, via Fiji, ... More >>

Fears for Two-Week Old Refugee Baby on Nauru

Saturday, 27 January 2018, 12:03 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE FEARS FOR TWO-WEEK OLD REFUGEE BABY ON NAURU There are serious concerns for the welfare of a two-week baby boy on Nauru. More >>

Second Group Of Manus Refugees Fly To The US

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 1:45 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

The second group of refugees to be accepted for resettlement in the US has left Port Moresby for the United States this morning (Tuesday 23 Januaury). More >>

Mentally-Ill Manus Asylum Seeker Needs Urgent Help

Monday, 22 January 2018, 12:01 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Mentally-Ill Manus Asylum Seeker Needs Urgent Help Refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island have raised serious concerns about the mental health of a 28 year-old Iranian man, they say has become delusional. After the man seriously self-harmed ... More >>

Hunger strikes over immigration detention visit restrictions

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 12:09 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Over two hundred detainees at two detention centres, Villawood in Sydney and Maribynong in Melbourne, have declared a hunger strike in protest at visiting restrictions recently announced by Border Force. The detainees have been on hunger strike for more than ... More >>

Nauru Govt Threatens Police to Evict Mentally-Ill Child

Friday, 5 January 2018, 3:58 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Nauruan government officials, along with a Canstruct supervisor, this morning, (Friday, 5 January, have said that the Nauru police will forcibly evict a 14 year-old mentally-ill child and her family from the medical facilities at RPC 1. More >>

Call for Canstruct Not to Evict Distressed Family on Nauru

Tuesday, 2 January 2018, 7:24 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Refugee Advocates Call for Canstruct Not to Evict Distressed Family on Nauru Canstruct, the Australian company contracted to provide services to refugees on Nauru has told a distressed Nepalese family that they will return this afternoon (Tuesday) to forcibly ... More >>

Manus Asylum Seekers Expel Ex-Wilson Guards From Camp

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 5:08 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

Asylum seekers at the Hillside Camp, Manus Island have expelled all ex-Wilson Security guards from their camp area. More >>

 

 

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