eX-detainee statement, November 14, 2023 – Our community has been permanently harmed by Australia’s indefinite administrative refugee detention system, and no one can undo or revoke the effects of this unfair and discriminatory practice just because it is now deemed to be “illegal”.

In 1992, the Australian Labor government introduced indefinite administrative immigration detention to block non-white refugees from coming to Australia by boat, and last week the Australian high court declared it unlawful. The news of the high court decision triggers...

eX-detainees’ Day Statement 2023 “Australia” is a fictitious Land that resides in the minds of white supremacists, thanks to your Labor, Liberal, and Greens mandatory detention refugee policy.

We, Refugee eX-detainees in so-called Australia, mark the 13th of September 2023 as eX-detainees’ Day for the eighth year in a row. On eX-detainees’ Day, we commemorate the ongoing political struggle, pain, suffering, and resilience of refugees around the world, many...

eX-detainees’ Statement – “Refugee Week” or “Refugee Day” is like a parody of a PR saviour campaign while we suffer continuous discrimination and detention abuse in Western and non-Western countries.

At present, there are over 103 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, with over 32 million refugees among them. Over 1 million refugee children were born as refugees. What is the main aim of “Refugee Week” or “Refugee Day,” originally...

eX-detainee Refugees who arrived by boat in Australia strongly condemn the UK government’s proposed adoption of Australia’s neo-fascist, anti-refugee “stop the boats” blue-print

RISE: Refugees, Survivors and eX-detainees is the first not-for-profit Refugee and Asylum seeker organisation in Australia to be governed by eX-detainee Refugees. We were founded in 2010 by an eX-detainee who was held hostage in both offshore and onshore detention...

“Bedding with the Australian Department of Home Affairs, who torture and abuse us, makes you a white supremacist” – eX-detainee Refugees about “Queer Displacement conference”

“Bedding with the Australian Department of Home Affairs, who tortures and abuses us, makes you a white supremacist” – eX-detainee Refugees about “Queer Displacement conference” While queers were parading with politicians, military, police, and...