Convergence 2011

Refugee protest spreads to Curtin, refugee supporters banned from visits

Press release Refugee Action Coalition 24.4.2011 A hunger strike and sit-in involving 300 and more asylum seekers at Curtin detention centre is expected to escalate overnight. The asylum seekers are asking that they be allowed to see refugee supporters who have travelled from Perth and cities to see them over the Easter weekend. Already hundreds of asylum seekers have asked Serco if they can meet the refugee activists.