Candlelight vigil in Bendigo to protest treatment of asylum seekers left languishing once detention centres close

Mark Kearney
Updated July 18 2017 - 10:09pm, first published 5:30pm
Candles burn to protest ‘inhumane’ policy
Candles burn to protest ‘inhumane’ policy

Protesters who once rallied for the closure of overseas detention centres will again meet in Bendigo on Wednesday, this time to lament the fate of detainees once the offshore facilities shut their doors. 

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Mark Kearney

Mark Kearney


Journalist. Traveller. Pop culture connoisseur. Mark is passionate about education, the arts and social justice, especially stories affecting the LGBTI community.

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