Daily Archives: April 24, 2011

Hunger Strike, Protests, Petitions and the Serco/DIAC Disgrace

Dear MEDIA,

Despite DIAC’s and Serco’s claims that hunger strikes may not have happened, they have and they have escalated at this tiime to thereabouts 800 on hunger strike. We have numerous emails from our Asylum Seekers who have been unlawfully detained in Curtin for months, and others for more than a year. They have written to us of their accounts where hundreds are hunger striking, hundreds are in sit down protests, a thousand of the 1,500 signed a petition demanding Serco and DIAC allow the planned visitations from us 50 thereabouts advocates. Continue reading