World Refugee Day: Rally & March for refugee rights
Posted on Thursday 28/4/2011
Several refugee advocacy groups have come together to organise a rally and march on Saturday 25th June, to protest the worsening policies of the Labor government and the even worse policies of the Liberal opposition.
Anyone interested should get involved. Please come along to our planning meetings, please let your organisation put its name to the event, and please help us publicise the event, and bring your own members, friends and family along.
WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2011
Rally for refugee rights!
End mandatory detention!
Children out of detention now!
Don't send asylum seekers to Malaysia!
When: 1pm, Saturday, 25th June
Where:BrisbaneSquare, top of Queen St Mall
Dr IgnacioCorrea-Velez, Qld Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture & Trauma,La Trobe Refugee Research Centre;
Bobby Whitfield, Liberian refugee, board member of Refugee Council ofAustralia;
Sonia Caton, immigration lawyer who has worked with detainees, RefugeeCouncil of Australia;
Sediqa Karimi, Qld president, Association of Australian Tertiary Studentsfrom Afghanistan.
Findus on facebook: "Brisbane world refugee day rally".
Mediacontact: FrederikaSteen, Ph. 07 3720 1885, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supportedby: AmnestyInternational Australia, ChilOut, Uniting Church in Australia (Qld Synod),Refugee Council of Australia, Just Peace Qld, National Tertiary EducationUnion, Qld African Communities Council, Australian Tamil Congress, CatholicPeace & Justice Commission, Refugee Claimants Support Service, RefugeeAction Collective Qld, QUT Student Guild, Dean of St John's Anglican Cathedral,Australian Hazara Council, Catholic Multicultural & Pastoral Care, Rallyfor Peace & Nuclear Disarmament Inc.
Downloadableleaflet: Pleasedownload the rally leaflet from the RAC website and spread it around both inpaper and by email. Go to www.rac-qld.org and click on "World RefugeeDay: rally and march".
Furtherinfo: Paul ,email@example.com , Ph: 3392 3843
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