Photos from #LighttheDark Vigil for Asylum Seekers (Melbourne)


My family and I made it to Federation Square in Melbourne city to help shine light on the darkness that is the tragedy of detention centres like the one on Manus Island, which allowed 23-year-old Iranian asylum seeker, Reza Berati to suffer unjustly and die. Regardless of political leaning, every life is sacred and every human being deserves to be humanely treated and cared for.

Here are some photos from our night out. I was especially delighted to have met up with Sr Margaret Claver fcJ who joined us. I wish to express grateful thanks as well, to all who supported this night, through prayers, messages and thoughts, to help express an Australian culture that we can be proud of.

An individual flame is small, but together, we can shine a light so bright, for hope, for peace, for humanity, for all.

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Melburnians stand tall even before it gets dark.

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Sr Margaret Claver fcJ meets us at the vigil after a long day. Thank you.

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Laying down of lights, messages and tributes in memory of Reza Berati and all asylum seekers.

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