Film: Burma videos from civilians

Event Date: 
Sun, 27/09/2009 - 18:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Though risking torture and life in jail, courageous young citizens of Burma insist on keeping up the flow of news from their closed country using small handycams. Burma Campaign Australia.

  • When: Sunday 27 September, 6pm.

Refugee camp in your city!

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/10/2009 (All day) - Thu, 15/10/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Melbourne

A 1000 square-metre replica camp in the Treasury Gardens will give people the chance to walk into a camp site modelled on refugee camps in countries such as Chad and Sudan.

Rally: End the war on Afghanistan!

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/10/2009 - 12:00
Location: 
Melbourne

A collection of groups demanding troops to be brought home, refugee status for asylum seekers, genuine civilian based reconstruction aid and funding for independent Afghan women's rights groups!

  • When: Saturday 10 October, 12pm
  • Where: City Square 

The rally will be followed by a march to the Victoria Army Barracks

Afghanistan invasion anniversary action

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/10/2009 - 12:00
Location: 
Melbourne

This event is now going to be at 12.00 on the Saturday following the invasion anniversary.

Sue Bolton will have the latest details: 0413 377 978

MAPW fundraiser with pianist Robert Schmidli

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/10/2009 - 14:30 - 16:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Our Canberra member and accomplished pianist Dr Robert Schmidli will be performing again in two MAPW fundraisers in Victoria.

The Melbourne concert will take place:

  • Sunday 4 October at Chrysalis Gallery, 179 Gipps St, East Melbourne,
    2.30-4.30pm. 

Program:

Beethoven: Sonata

MAPW statement on detention of Tamils in Sri Lanka: August 2009

Dr Sue Wareham OAM, President of MAPW, released a statement on August 18 August 2009, regarding the detention of Tamils following the recent conflict in Sri Lanka. The statment noted that approximately 300,000 Tamils are still detained in refugee camps in Sri Lanka and the health effects are of grave concern.

Forum: West Papua - the costs of militarism

Event Date: 
Fri, 28/08/2009 - 18:00 - 20:00
Location: 
Melbourne

We will be joined by Septer Manufandu, who has worked on human rights, and as a forestry graduate, the environment.

Informal meal from 6pm. Contact nancy [dot] atkin [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au or 8344 1637 for bookings.

A Well-Founded Fear: documentary

Event Date: 
Wed, 17/06/2009 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

A small group of committed Australians have made it their mission to find the asylum seekers Australia rejected. For five years Phil Glendenning has been traveling the globe in search of rejected asylum seekers. To date he and his colleagues from the small social justice agency he runs have tracked down over 250 returnees in 22 countries.

An documentary not to be missed!

Afghanistan event: lunch

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/06/2009 - 12:00 - 14:00
Location: 
Castlemaine

Afghanistan lunch

Speakers:

West Papua music, films & speakers

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/06/2009 - 19:00
Location: 
Melbourne

West Papua films, music and speakers

West Papuan Refugees tell their stories and speak out about the current situation in West Papua. Also, investigative documentaries 'Raising West Papua' and 'Rainforest Warriors' and new films documenting parliamentarians in support of West Papua are being shown.

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