Amnesty believes the proposed legislation, which would prevent asylum seekers who arrived by boat since 19 July 2013 from ever setting foot in Australia is unnecessary and cruel and wants to help block the legislation, which may be presented to parliament as early as next week.
The timeline for our rapid response is now until Mon 7 November.
Before then, we are asking you to:
– email/phone your local MP, or if at all possible physically deliver a letter to them on this issue. Read more