“The Australian Greens National Council, meeting in Melbourne have condemned the actions of Abbott’s border force in Melbourne.
“The Australian Greens congratulate the rapid response by Melburnians defending all our human rights.
“The Australian Greens will continue to oppose racial profiling and the militarisation of immigration policy.
“The Greens will work to restore decency and humanity in our immigration laws after the defeat of the Abbott Government.”
Sarah Hanson-Young, Greens Immigration Spokesperson and Giz Watson, Greens Co-convenor.