Australian Immigration Minister Accosted by Pro-refugee Protesters

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Australian Federal Immigration and Citizenship Minister Chris Bowen was accosted by pro-refugee activists today while giving a press conference in Smithfield.

Federal Immigration Minister Chris Bowen with members of the press.

A pro-refugee activist makes her feelings known to Minister Bowen.

Federal Immigration Minister Chris Bowen

Pro-refugee activists marching through Fairfield.

Pro-refugee activists marching through Fairfield.

Pro-refugee activists marching through Fairfield.

A bystander watches as pro-refugee activists march through the streets of Fairfield.

Pro-refugee activists marching through Fairfield.

Pro-refugee activists gathering outside the electoral office of Federal Immigration Minister Chris Bowen.

The protesters had gathered outside his electoral office in nearby Fairfield when word got out that the minister was speaking to the press a short distance away.

More details and images at my Demotix site.

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