#lightthedark puts Australian asylum seeker policy in the spotlight


“Many thousands of Australians tonight cried out for change,” said GetUp’s national director, Sam Mclean. “The truth is we just don’t know what’s happening in these places, the government’s shut off the lights, taking censorship to an unprecedented level.”

Overnight Australians from all walks of life joined an 8pm vigil to commemorate slain asylum seeker Reza Berati and protest the inhumane treatment of asylum seekers by the Australian Government. Continue Reading