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Room 204 Mansergh Shaw Building (45) UQ

September 2017

Right to Refuge: A Panel Discussion YES

September 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

"Everyone deserves to live in safety. And everyone has the right to seek refuge when their safety and dignity is threatened. Right now, more than 65 million people worldwide have been forced to leave their homes to be free from war and persecution. Millions more are on the move because of natural disasters and poverty." The displacement of refugees is possibly the biggest humanitarian crisis we are currently experiencing. Being able to have conversations, become informed, and better understand the…

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Write for Rights: Refugee Edition YES

September 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Amnesty UQ and Oxfam UQ for our latest Write for Rights campaign - refugee edition! We'll be getting together to write letters to our local MPS, urging them to #closethecamps and #bringthemhere, and also to increase the number of refugees that Australia settles. If you don't know what to write about, we will provide some starting points for you, but we think it's best to write from the heart and let your local politicians know why this issue is really important to…

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