Asy­lum Seeker Ad­vo­cacy

DNA Magazine - - MONTH IN A MINUTE -

“We ad­vo­cate for the clo­sure of all off-shore de­ten­tion cen­tres, but fo­cus on queer refugees and asy­lum seek­ers be­ing held in il­le­gal in­def­i­nite de­ten­tion by the Aus­tralian gov­ern­ment. Be­ing re­set­tled in Pa­pua New Guinea could re­sult in 14 years in prison as ho­mo­sex­u­al­ity is il­le­gal in PNG. As mem­bers of the queer com­mu­nity we can­not re­main silent.” – Aaron Beard­sell, End Queer Lock­down On Manus (find them on Face­book).

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