Activists scale Sydney Opera House in protest of Manus island detention centre Play

Activists scale Sydney Opera House in protest of Manus island detention centre

Four members of Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance scaled Sydney Opera House on Nov. 8.They hoped to unfurl a banner criticizing the government for its handling of the detention centre on Manus Island.Currently 600 men are refusing to leave the detention centre that closed on Oct. 31 due to concerns for their safety from the local people of Manus Island.One of the activists was apprehended by police. Nov 9, 2017
Lebanese band Mashrou Leila take final bow at controversial Cairo concert Play

Lebanese band Mashrou Leila take final bow at controversial Cairo concert

The unfurling of a rainbow flag at the show by Lebanese rock band Mashrou and amp;#39; Leila - whose singer is openly gay - on 23 September sparked a harsh anti-LGBT crackdown in Egypt. Seven attendees who allegdly held a rainbow flag at the concert were later arrested by authorities who claimed they were promoting sexual deviancy. Nov 2, 2017
Manus Immigration Detainees Refuse To Leave Closing Detention Center Play

Manus Immigration Detainees Refuse To Leave Closing Detention Center

A video by Refugee Action Collective Victoria shows refugees and asylum seekers performing a peaceful protest in the Australian run detention center in Manus Island, Papau New Guinea. The detainees are worried about leaving the controversial detention center that is closing on Tuesday 31, Oct. In the video a spokesperson claims they are vulnerable to attacks from the locals, the unnamed man also explains they are unarmed and refusing to leave. Oct 31, 2017