Urgent Action For Manus Island Refugees This Sunday

From: "CAFCA/ABC/PSNA Auckland Members & Supporters" <cafca@cyberxpress.co.nz>
Subject: Urgent Action For Manus Island Refugees This Sunday
Date: November 17th 2017

Urgent Action for Manus Island refugees - Sunday 19 November, 1pm @ Aotea Square


Jacinda Ardern announced today that it could take up to 5 months to come to a deal with Australia to take 150 of the 600 men stranded on Manus - whilst the Australian government has effectively abandoned them, demolishing parts of the detention center and cutting off water, power and food supplies in a situation the UNHCR describes as "desperate".


We demand that our new government negotiates directly with the Papua New Guinea government to BRING THEM HERE.


Please join us on Sunday @ 1pm at Aotea Square & let's lift our voices for peace & justice. Please share the Facebook event with your friends & family.


Can't make it on Sunday?

There is plenty you can do. Here are four ways you can take action on this urgent issue: 

1: Sign & share the petition demanding the NZ Government #BringThemHere on Facebook or Twitter, and forward this email to a friend.


2: Tweet at our PM @jacindaardern and/or Immigration Minister @IainLG and/or @TurnbullMalcolm - here are a couple of suggested tweets:


Hundreds of refugees on Manus in desperate situation. @TurnbullMalcolm needs to evacuate now. We need to bring them here @jacindaardern @iainLG


Refugees on Manus Island in danger as detention centre shuts. We need to urgently #BringThemHere! #RefugeesWelcome @jacindaardern @IainLG @TurnbullMalcolm


3: Call or email your MP, Jacinda Ardern and Iain Lees-Galloway directly: jacinda.ardern@parliament.govt.nz / 04 817 9370 & iain.lees-galloway@parliament.govt.nz / 04 817 6967


4: Send a message of solidarity directly to refugees on Manus & let them know we stand with them and want them here. Iranian journalist Behrouz Boochani is being held on Manus & is reporting the situation there - tweet at him @BehrouzBoochani or use #BringThemHere


Thanks for taking action today!


Auckland Peace Action




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