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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Australia From Transferring Child Asylum Seekers Offshore

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The Australian government has recently resurrected a policy that ships asylum seekers to offshore facilities outside of Australian jurisdiction. Among those affected are child asylum seekers, often transferred away from Australian soil without an accompan

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Judy C. (100)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 4:24 am
Signed. Thanks Cal.

Maggie Kearns (7)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 5:07 am
Thanks Cal! N & S Bless these kids and their families!

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 6:48 am
Signed. Thanks.

Nicole W. (643)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 6:58 am

Daniel Partlow (189)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 8:44 am

Michela m. (4048)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 9:53 am

Iona Kentwell (134)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 12:27 pm
Human Rights really are the shame of my nation. Thank you to all that sign.

Rose Becke (293)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 12:58 pm

Vicky P. (476)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 2:49 pm
noted and signed

Florence Eaise (132)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 2:53 pm
noted signed tweeted shared and g+ thanks Cal glad to see you backk ive missed your news and you

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 3:18 pm

Gloria picchetti (301)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 3:37 pm
Signed for the children to be happy & safe.

Sara W. (107)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 6:02 pm
Two more signatures.

Kit B. (276)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 6:14 pm

Most troubling are studies which show that children who are forced to live for long periods of time in immigration facilities experience declining mental health, including anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Simply keeping these young people on Australian shores can solve these problems.

signed and shared

Jill M. (6)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 6:24 pm
Noted & signed. Children everywhere require the care & protection of adults, it is their right.

Esther Z. (96)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 8:02 pm
Noted and signed.

Marie W. (67)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 9:25 pm
transfer of asylum seekers OK
children without parents Not OK

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 9:30 pm
Signed Cheers

Sandra K. (8)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 11:28 pm
You can bet these kids are subjected to all sorts of atrocities, including sexual assault of many types - rape, forced sodomy, molestation, forced prostitution, etc. It's absolutely shocking & appalling that a government such as Australia's is knowingly putting children in danger in this manner. Instead of providing safe shelter, physical/emotional care & basic necessities for these kids - what they are entitled to as the most vulnerable of human beings - they are shipping these kids to a screwed up island, for years at a time, which has a great deal of political problems, corruption, murders & other insanity happening on a regular basis. How do they expect these kids to one day become productive members of Australian society? They are uncaringly & absolutely unnecessarily producing the future criminals of their own country. This isn't even slightly logical, rational or at all humane.. These are the kinds of actions I would expect of some backwater banana boat nation like Indonesia, not Australia. And if we look at the historical/political happenings between Indonesia/Papua & Australia, this entire thing is even more appalling. I'm disgusted beyond belief. WTF is wrong with those elected to the Australian government?? Are they drinking on the job? Or is this really how little they care about children in general?

Arild Warud (173)
Friday November 30, 2012, 1:51 am
Signed,TY Cal.

Cynthia not well (340)
Friday November 30, 2012, 3:29 am
signed TY Cal

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Friday November 30, 2012, 6:43 am

Bartlomiej T. (296)
Friday November 30, 2012, 9:53 am
Signed & noted. Thanks

Dandelion G. (384)
Friday November 30, 2012, 3:40 pm
Your signature has been recorded.

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday November 30, 2012, 4:40 pm
Noted and signed , Thanks !

Susanne R. (249)
Friday November 30, 2012, 10:29 pm
Signed and noted.

Danny M. (83)
Saturday December 1, 2012, 9:34 am
Signed. Thanks Cal!

Lois Jordan (60)
Sunday December 2, 2012, 5:41 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks, Cal.
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