Tag Archives: MOAS

This deleted story by the Mail Online on the refugee crisis is most revealing

On 19 July 2017, The Canary wrote about how leaders of the far-right ‘Identitarian’ movement in Europe have chartered a ship to disrupt the activities of other ships in the Mediterranean that help to rescue refugees and migrants. The article also … Continue reading

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Is this the only way Australia’s illegally detained refugees can be liberated?

Desperation amongst the refugee community on the prison island of Nauru has reached critical point and over the last week has seen one man – Omid, a 23 year-old Iranian – die from self-immolation, a second man attempt the same, … Continue reading

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Australia and refugees: new Govt law leaves direct action as only option

Last weekend the AMA (Australian Medical Association) threw down a gauntlet when it agreed at its annual conference to defy the new Border Force Act, which threatens imprisonment to doctors and other professionals – indeed, anyone – who reports on … Continue reading

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Rohingya refugees: Mediterranean rescuers prepared to assist once resources expanded

After being approached to see if it could offer a search and rescue for the Rohingya people in the seas off Myanmar, Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) has released a statement explaining that while its current resources are limited to … Continue reading

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