The human rights of Refugees, and Asylum Seekers

Monday, 21 September 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Marisa interviewed Ian from the Refugee Action Coalition Sydney about the Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2020 being debated in Parliament. Consequences of taking mobile phones from asylum seekers in detention were also discussed, as well as police powers, and the Pandecmic as it affects refugees and the right to protest.

Marisa then interviewed Chris Breen from the refugee Action Collective, where the discussion was continued.
An event co-hosted by Refugee Action Collective, and Mals which will take place on Saturday 26 September from 1 till 2 pm. was also discussed. To register (Please see Mals website for further information). There will be speakers such as Chris Breen and also paul Silva, nephew of David Dungay, and
dr. Maria O-sulivan.

Monday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
An open forum, presenting information and discussion around issues faced by prisoners in the criminal justice system and migration detention centres.


Marisa and Peter