Speakers from the Greens, Labor for Refugees, Wendy Bacon and Cathy Bray from Grandmothers.
Protest tomorrow 31st August 12pm - 2pm hosted by Refugee Action Coalition. DIBP Outside the Centre for Independent Studies 131 Macquarie St Sydney
Protest outside the office of Michael Pezzullo (the Abbott appointed secretary of the Department of Immigration & Border Protection) at the Centre of Independent Studies (131 Macquarie St--between Bent & Bridge Sts).
We will highlight the new threat to people who have been brought to Australia from Nauru & Manus Island for medical treatment, as well as the new policy to deny terminations for refugees on Nauru by referring women the Overseas Medical Referral committee. There are three women affected at the moment - one is now 16 weeks pregenant after requesting an abortion when she was 6 weeks pregnant !