Category Archives: Refugees

Activists scale Sydney icon in support of hundreds of refugees threatened with violence [TWEETS]

Activists have scaled Sydney Opera House in support of more than 600 refugees – all men – on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea (PNG). The refugees, who have been detained for more than four years, are refusing to leave a … Continue reading

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Australia’s offshore refugees lose court action. But there’s a twist to the ruling, says lawyer

  Around 600 refugees have been held for years on a remote island detention centre by the Australian government. But now Papua New Guinea (PNG) authorities, acting in conjunction with the Australian government, have stopped all food, running water and … Continue reading

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More horrific footage of atrocities against Rohingya has emerged, but the world fails to intervene

More shocking video footage has emerged of alleged atrocities against the Rohingya of Rakhine state, Myanmar. The Canary previously reported allegations of similar atrocities as 60,000 Rohingya fled the Burmese military for neighbouring Bangladesh. But within weeks that figure has … Continue reading

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This Kurdish journalist fled persecution in Iran, only to be jailed by Australia for being a refugee

A Kurdish journalist and poet fled Iran to seek asylum in Australia. But Australian authorities incarcerated him on the remote Manus Island (Papua New Guinea). He has since made a film of what it’s like there. And its international premiere … Continue reading

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Secretly filmed footage reveals the horror of a genocide by British-backed regime

In a corner of south-east Asia, tens of thousands of men, women and children have reportedly been massacred, tortured or displaced. The alleged perpetrators are a sadistic military, legitimised by a Western-backed puppet regime. And it doesn’t help that the … Continue reading

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An ‘army’ of Aussie citizens takes a stand against modern-day ‘concentration camps’

  During World War Two, people across Europe risked their lives to offer sanctuary to refugees escaping from the Nazis. And today, amid another refugee crisis, citizens are once again coming together to protect some of the world’s most vulnerable … Continue reading

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How a far-right anti-refugee project was humiliated by anarchists and fishermen

A ship chartered by ‘Defend Europe‘, a far-right project aiming to disrupt the rescue of refugees in the Mediterranean, has been forced to seek its own rescue. This was after the ship, C-Star, experienced engine trouble off the Libyan coast. … Continue reading

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