Category: GLBTI Refugees

RESETTLEMENT IN PNG NO OPTION FOR GAY REFUGEES

MEDIA RELEASE – RAINBOW REFUGEE ACTION CANBERRA, 27 October 2015 Last Friday, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton announced that Papua New Guinea will begin resettling refugees currently detained on Manus Island. Canberra refugee rights group Rainbow Refugee Action has stated that…

New Canberra Group Says NO PRIDE in Mandatory Detention

Media release A new group “Rainbow RAC” has formed as part of the Canberra Refugee Action Committee, advocating for the rights of LGBTIQ asylum seekers. A spokesperson for the group, Anne-Marie Delahunt says that life in Australian detention centres can…

Australian Government ignores the horrific plight of gay asylum seekers held at the Manus Island Detention Centre

A report by Ben Doherty and Shane Bazzi Guardian Au confirms that if Manus Island detention centre is hell on earth, for gay asylum seekers it is even worse  An asylum seeker on Manus Island says he has been raped…