Refugees on hunger strike as High Court rules indefinite detention ‘lawful’


Following months of isolation and years of detention, Medevac refugees in Melbourne’s MITA have been on hunger strike against their indefinite detention.

Update: Seven refugees have now been hospitalised after the two week hunger strike, as per The Feed.

Reporter Emile Pavlich caught up with recently released asylum seeker Ramsiyar Sabanayagam and Refugee Action Collective spokesman Chris Breen.