In a victory for Aboriginal protesters, the refugee camp at Perth’s Heirisson Island is standing strong.
Despite intimidation from police, the state government and the City of Perth, activists have successfully defended their right to protest, and maintain what they have called a refuge for the “homeless and displaced”.
The remote communities most in the Kimberley and Pilbara are home for to up to 15,000 people.
Around 50 police descended on the camp on March 13.
Nhunda Wadjarri Yamatji told Red Flag of the state’s attempt to clear the Heirisson Island camp: “They came galloping in on mounted police then they sent…
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