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Sydney: Protest: No Deportations to Danger

9 August 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Thursday 9th August – refugee advocates in Sydney and Melbourne are asking Qantas to publicly state that they will not participate in forcing Priya, Nades, Kopika or Tharunicaa (the little Biloela family) back to danger.

Join us to demand that Qantas refuse to take part in these, or any other future deportations.

Priya, Nades and their children Kopica and Tharunicaa remain in detention in Melbourne.

Only a final court appeal is preventing their deportation.

Join us to demand that Qantas refuse to take part in their, or any other future deportation.

  • Sydney: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Qantas Head Office – 10-12 Bourke RD, Sydney – Facebook event: http://bit.ly/2MocCxT

Commercial airlines have flown countless asylum seekers to danger. In the US United, American, and Frontier have told Trump they won’t fly separated children of immigrants and asylum seekers other than to return them to their parents. In the UK Virgin won’t fly deportations of the Windrush generation. In Germany Lufthansa pilots have refused on hundreds of occasions to fly asylum seekers to danger. It’s time for Qantas to step up and stop aiding the Australian government commit human rights abuses.

Last month, another Tamil refugee, Thileepan, was forcibly deported and faces permanent separation from his wife and 10-month-old daughter. Priya, Nades and their children Kopica and Tharunicaa remain in detention in Melbourne. Only a final court appeal is
preventing their deportation.

Vietnamese asylum seeker Huyen also faces deportation and indefinite separation from her daughter Isabella and husband Paul.

Join us to demand that Qantas refuse to take part in these, or any other future deportations.

Sign the online petition to call on Qantas and other airlines not to let Dutton use their aircraft, pilots or crew to force them to danger:
https://www.change.org/p/qantas-fly-these-queensland-born-sisters-home-to-biloela-not-to-danger

Sign the peititon don’t deport Priya, nades and children
https://www.change.org/p/peter-dutton-bring-priya-back-to-biloela

Sign the online petition Don’t deport Huyen – Stop separating families
https://www.megaphone.org.au/petitions/don-t-deport-huyen-stop-separating-families

Details

Date:
9 August 2018
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Organiser

Refugee Action Coalition (RAC) Sydney

Venue

Qantas Head Office 
10-12 Bourke Rd
Sydney, NSW Australia
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