- Posted August 17, 2013 by
freedom for iran- BC, one of the residents of Camp "Blue Van" Camp residents strike on Christmas Island says:
Some times reported that some Iranian and Afghan asylum seekers to Australia by boat have themselves recently, have begun a hunger strike. The refugees currently being held on Christmas Island in South East Asia.
Some times reported that some Iranian and Afghan asylum seekers to Australia by boat have themselves recently, have begun a hunger strike. Christmas Island is located in the south-East Asian refugees currently being held.
In late July, the Australian Government has decided that asylum seekers who arrived in Australian territory, they transferred the islands of Papua New Guinea and Nauru, an Iranian refugee who has been disputed.
Refugees settling in Australia but are demanding the attention of the international community to stop sending their hunger strike.
Xinhua reported that according to a resident of the camp, "Blue Van" Some asylum seekers at Christmas Island Camp on Friday, after negotiations fail with the immigration police in Australia have changed your hunger strike strike dry. However, according to other families of refugees, asylum seekers, as well as some of their strike broken.
BC, one of the residents of Camp "Blue Van" Camp residents strike on Christmas Island says:
"Now a group of asylum seekers and their families have decided to strike ... I spent five days that a lot of people have started to strike the five days that Nkhvrdhand food. Today, after speaking with police and Australian immigration negotiations fail, the general strike. Eat the water. "
The birth of their hunger strike on Friday said it has changed into a dry hunger strike, the strike will not:
"If you are going to die, the country prefer to risk our lives'm throwing die. All who are here before they throw themselves into the ocean, where they may reach 50% of the Australian ... If you are going to die, I would die for this country, not the country in the form of a slave, being forced to be sent. "
Australia is the destination of many Iranian refugees. British newspaper The Guardian late July of this year reported that "one-third" of boat people to Australia who are Iranian. According to the newspaper, from the beginning to the end of July 2013, "approximately 15 thousand 600 asylum seekers" have arrived in Australia as "more than five thousand five hundred tons" of the Iranian