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Nauru Hunger Strike - Latest News [Page 1]

Candidates in marginal seats ranked on refugees

Friday, 1 October 2004, 12:37 am | Nauru Hunger Strike

The Justice Project - Candidates in marginal seats across Australia have been ranked on their commitment to reforming Australia's refugee policy. More >>

Report Finds Australia Deporting People To Danger

Thursday, 30 September 2004, 9:40 am | Nauru Hunger Strike

A study released today has found that Australia has endangered the lives of rejected asylum seekers by sending them to situations where their lives are at risk. The report, Deported To Danger, was produced by the Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community ... More >>

Independent Medical Delegation Suspended

Friday, 16 January 2004, 9:34 am | Nauru Hunger Strike

An independent delegation of medical specialists preparing to travel to Nauru to support local health services has today been suspended following withdrawal of the invitation by the Director of Medical Services on Nauru, Dr Kieren Keke. More >>

Hunger-Striker Update

Monday, 12 January 2004, 4:49 pm | Nauru Hunger Strike

Most of the hunger strikers have lost 10-12 Kg. They are sore and weak, their stomachs hurt and their kidneys pain, they try to walk and move their muscles but they need assistance. Some were weak and ill before the hunger strike. Every one struggles ... More >>

Update On Condition of Hunger-Strikers

Friday, 9 January 2004, 1:14 pm | Nauru Hunger Strike

Elaine Smith has been in contact via phone with the refugee detention camp on Nauru. Here is her account of the condition of those who called off their hunger-strike at 5pm last night. More >>

Refugees Call Off Hunger strike

Friday, 9 January 2004, 10:42 am | Nauru Hunger Strike

Hunger strikers on Nauru have called off their hunger-strike after leaning that their refugee status will be reassessed. More >>

Cyber Activists bring down Immigration web site

Tuesday, 6 January 2004, 3:30 pm | Nauru Hunger Strike

Within 24 hours, cyber activists around the world have brought down the Australian Immigration Department web site, as well as its subdomain, the site of the Minister for Immigration, Amanda Vanstone. More >>

Nauru Update: Six Off Hunger-Strike

Monday, 5 January 2004, 6:55 pm | Nauru Hunger Strike

Elaine Smith Writes: An un named person (did not want to give me his name) told me that 6 people had gone off the hunger strike and that others were taking water, with a little milk in it. More >>

Asylum Seekers Do Not Support Cyber-Activists

Monday, 5 January 2004, 3:20 pm | Nauru Hunger Strike

The people held in Nauru's asylum seeker prison and the refugee advocates associated with the Nauru Wire site and this list do not support nor condone the planned NAURU PROTEST launched by Cyber Activists who plan to attack Senator Vanstone's and the ... More >>

Cyber-Activists Strike Liberal Party Website

Monday, 5 January 2004, 3:17 pm | Nauru Hunger Strike

At 9am this morning (Australian East Coast time), Cyber activists from across the world started their solidarity sit-in on the websites for DIMIA and the Liberal Party. They vow to keeping jamming these websites whilst people are starving to death on ... More >>

Activist Plan Australian Liberal Website Attack

Sunday, 4 January 2004, 11:53 am | Nauru Hunger Strike

The Liberals in Australia and Amanda Vanstone's websites are under attack from cyber activists. In solidarity with hunger strikers on Nauru, cyber activists are staging a 'virtual sit in' creating a traffic jam through repeated visits to the above web ... More >>

Nauru Refugee Hunger-Strike: Communication Lost

Tuesday, 30 December 2003, 8:06 pm | Nauru Hunger Strike

It is a great tragedy that people who managed to escape the persecution and death of Afghanistan, Iraq and other places, should end up being popped into the frying pans of Australia's detention centres. The most notorious of these are in hot isolated ... More >>

Tampa Refugees On Hunger Strike In Nauru

Monday, 29 December 2003, 11:33 am | Nauru Hunger Strike

As I begin my nightly conversation with a detainee on Nauru, I look at the clock 11.43pm 24.12.2003 He tells me there are still 40 on the hunger strike, 11 of whom are in hospital. More >>




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