The Day of Reckoning

The asylum seekers on Manus Island who remain in the Regional Processing Centre (RPC) have continued their peaceful protest against the treatment they have been enduring not only in recent days but over 4 years of incarceration. TODAY THEY – AND WE – WILL FIND OUT WHAT IS AT THE HEART OF OUR NATION'S VALUES …

The FACTS about Manus

Today's Guardian article by Senator Nick McKim gives clarity and truth to some of the misinformation or doubts that proliferate about the crisis on Manus Island. To anyone who is asking questions about the refugees and their situation, there are some objective, informed answers. Here at this website too, we're aiming to provide a clear …

SPEAKING OUT as the Manus Crisis worsens …

The voices accusing Australia of crimes against humanity are far outweighing the pale repetition of baseless rhetoric by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Immigration Minister, Peter Dutton.   Grand Chief of Papua New Guinea, Sir Michael Somare has accused the Australian and PNG governments of lacking human dignity and respect over the Manus Island …

Diary of a Disaster – by Behrouz Boochani

A scan of his Twitter feed makes you feel as you do in those dreams where horrific things are happening right in front of you but you are unable to move or speak – an ineffectual witness to human catastrophe …How can anyone read another human being stating, "The refugees are digging into the ground …

Manus Centre Closes Tomorrow – Detainees are AUSTRALIA’s responsibility says PNG government

With the Manus Island Detention Centre officially closing tomorrow (31 Oct), a crisis is imminent. HUNDREDS of people (more than 600 of whom have already been formally recognised as having refugee status) who wanted to reach Australia to make lives for themselves in peace-loving communities are set to face abandonment on an island where they are …

The foundation information on displaced people is on the READ page/s. However, this NEW! page will list POSTS with updates/news on relevant issues and/or information that might be useful to share with others to inform them and support them in speaking out.