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Badge - Lock up the Liberals Free the Refugees, International Socialist Organisation, circa 2000 Object Reg. No: HT 905

Badge with the slogan 'Lock up the Liberals Free the Refugees', issued by the International Socialist Organisation (ISO), circa 2000. The slogan 'free the refugees' was used as a standard by the Refugee Action Collective Victoria (RAC) for its badges when it was established in late 2001. Some of the founding members of the RAC were also members of the ISO who were also involved in protesting against the treatment of refugees and the policies towards refugees and asylum seekers at that time.
Round badge with red text on a yellow back ground, a a red fist at the bottom of the badge.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Dr Moya McFadzean - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2002
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: refugees, political protests, socialism, asylum seekers, detention centres, public protests
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: protest materials
Inscriptions: Printed on front: LOCK . UP / THE . LIBERALS / free the / refugees / ISO
Place & Date Made: Australia, circa 2000
Issued By: International Socialist Organisation, Australia, circa 2000
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 2000

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