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09 January 2021
By Matt Hrkac

Rally: Let Them Out, Let Them Stay - Free the Medevac Refugees

Rally called by the Refugee Action Collective, calling for the release of 60 refugees currently being detained in Park Hotel, Carlton. View full photo album.

Chris Breen of the Refugee Action Collective.

Chris Breen of the Refugee Action Collective.

Farhad Bandesh, recently released medevac refugee.

Farhad Bandesh, recently released medevac refugee.

Pip Carew, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Assistant Secretary.

Pip Carew, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Assistant Secretary.

Grandmothers for Refugees.

Grandmothers for Refugees.

Several lines of police, including mounted units and Public Order Response Team members, form a barricade in front of protesters at the Park Hotel, Carlton.

Several lines of police, including mounted units and Public Order Response Team members, form a barricade in front of protesters at the Park Hotel, Carlton.

Residents living across the road from the Park Hotel unfurl a banner supporting the plight of the refugees currently being detained.

Residents living across the road from the Park Hotel unfurl a banner supporting the plight of the refugees currently being detained.

Refugees currently being detained in the Park Hotel, Carlton, watch on as supporters rally on the ground below.

Refugees currently being detained in the Park Hotel watch on as supporters rally on the ground below.

Samantha Ratnam, leader of the Victorian Greens

Samantha Ratnam, leader of the Victorian Greens

Ged Kearney, Federal MP for Cooper.

Ged Kearney, Federal MP for Cooper.

Ahmad Hakim of Refugee Voices.

Ahmad Hakim of Refugee Voices.

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