ANOTHER PRISON – Update on Manus Refugees

To read more on why Australia's treatment of asylum seekers is a "catastrophe of conscious and political creation" with the 'saving drownings' myth exposed, click here        AND For detail on the recent revelations that the Australian government used increasingly more harsh measures to drive refugees and asylum seekers from the detention centre KNOWING the 'possibility of “extreme” outcomes', information …

SAVE THE MEN ON MANUS

The New York Times and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre have just visited the men on Manus Island. Click on the logos below to read/see what they're reporting …   So when you see phrases like … There is a medical emergency on Manus … Men will die if they don’t get medical treatment, urgently …

The Power of Words … and the reality behind them

On a day when human rights are at the forefront of our minds – with Australia voting YES to marriage equality – it is a day to note and respect the POWER OF WORDS, the power of communication. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has acknowledged the overwhelming majority of Australians who support marriage equality and yet it seems …

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 …

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 …