Churches pray this is the beginning of the end for offshore detention

Posted 22 February 2016 10:15am

The Australian Church's Refugee Taskforce and 80 sanctuary churches across Australia applaud the community effort that has resulted in baby Asha and her family being kept safe here in Australia. The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce has welcomed the government's decision to show compassion after an intensive campaign by a wide range of social groups including churches. Misha Coleman, Executive Officer of the Taskforce's and National coordinator of the Church Sanctuary Movement said that there is one simple reason that this little girl is now going to live in a home in the community - and that's the people who stood up and demanded better treatment of her - and who refused to allow her to be deported to Nauru.

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