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May 22, 2018

Salim Kyawning, a 52 year-old Rohingyan refugee has died on Manus Island.

Reports indicate that the refugee was killed after he jumped from a moving bus and was struck by the wheels of the bus, around 11am , very near to West Haus Refugee Compound.

Most refugees on Manus...

May 19, 2018

Afghanistan veteran Jason Scanes has left his young family and taken leave from his job to stage a protest outside Peter Dutton’s Brisbane electorate office in an effort to save the life of his former interpreter.

See Jason's Facebook Page : "Forsaken Fighters".

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Want to make a real difference for Refugees and Asylum Seekers? Why not visit them in detention here in Brisbane? ​

September 28, 2019

The facility is called Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation Centre (BITA) and is at

100 Sugarmill Road, Pinkenba. Advocates for asylum seekers an...

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