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High profile Australian prisoners paid thousands, not Rachel Diaz!

7 May 2008


Rachel Diaz's Mother on her way to Court.
The Diaz family are still trying desperately to come up with the AUD$10,400 dollars needed to pay the New South Wales Government [Australia] in order to repatriate their daughter back to an Australian Correctional Facility.

Rachel Diaz is no hardened criminal. She is a teenage girl who was sexually assaulted at age five, and raped by her uncle at 12. She was arrested in Hong Kong on drug related charges. She had no previous convictions. Her family are desperate to see her transferred home to Australia.

The NSW Attorney General will not make any exceptions for the Diaz family despite the fact that they do not have the means to pay for the cost of the transfer.

FPSS are appealing for anyone to support the family if they have the heart to do so. The bottom line is that if the Diaz family don't come up with the money to pay for her transfer, then Rachel will stay indefinately in a Hong Kong Prison until her sentence is complete.

Her father has no money to even visit his daughter and this is quite devestating on him, Rachel and her two young brothers, not to mention her mother.

If people wish to send financial support then they can do so:

The Diaz Family
P.O Box 158
Panania NSW 2213
Australia

Any Amount is Welcome




Thank you for taking the time to read this latest update. We hope that someone might come forward to assist the family. While other notable Australian prisoners have been paid thousands of dollars in exclusive media interviews, Rachel Diaz has not recieved or been offered a single dollar to put towards the costs of her transfer back home. This girl who has become a woman in a foreign prison, who made a single mistake in her teenage years, is living from day to day just trying to survive. All she and her family want is for safe return home. Surely Rachel Diaz has paid a heavy price already?

FPSS appeal to the NSW Attorney General to reconsider the plight of this poor family.




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