We have waited long enough! We have a right to be free and to know our future! We were tricked into being transferred to Nauru from Christmas island, promised that we would be freed quickly if we followed the rules. Those who remained on Christmas Island, are now in Australia. Some of us have children,… Continue reading We have waited long enough!
Last night, people gathered around the country in more than 56 vigils, to mark four years of the current offshore detention regime. Here is the message they were sent by men in the Manus camp. This footage was taken by journalist Behrouz Boochani, who is also held in the camp. 143 143 Comments Francesca Peel… Continue reading Messages from Manus
I went to Yeronga State High School this week to find out from Jessica Walker how Mojgan Shamsalipoor’s visa application was progressing – the news was not good. It would be a great relief to everyone in our community if Minister Dutton showed some compassion and intervened in Mojgan’s application. This case is unique in many respects… Continue reading Interview with Mojgan’s school principal
This poster has been created for the vigil on the 19th July by a female refugee doomed on Nauru. Here is her artist statement. She hopes you will use it as a poster for the vigil. It’s called ’19th July. The worst day of my life’ Artist statement: ’19th July. The worst day of my… Continue reading 19th July. The worst day of my life
Vigils happening all over Australia. In towns, in cities and in homes #EvacuateNow #BringThemHere FOUR YEARS TOO MANY!! Click the link to find an event near you or create your own event to put an end to this cruel & inhumane treatment of innocent people stuck in limbo on Nauru and Manus. People on Nauru get arrested for… Continue reading FOUR YEARS TOO MANY!!