28 September 2016
Today the Western Australian Coroner conducting the inquest into Ms Dhu’s death in custody reserved the decision to publicly release harrowing footage of Ms Dhu’s death. The Coroner will deliver the decision at a date in the future.
Carol and Della Roe, grandmother and mother of Ms Dhu, who are represented by the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia, said that they want the world to see the footage.
27 September 2016
23 September 2016
Australia’s youth justice practices breach international human rights law, Amnesty International and the Human Rights Law Centre told the United Nations in a statement read before the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
It’s 25 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody handed down its final report. One of the key findings, was that a reduction in rates of imprisonment would mean a reduction in risk of deaths in custody. But Indigenous people have doubled as a proportion of the prison population.
A modest pledge won’t erase the stain of Manus and Nauru
The Age, 26 September 2016
Australia fails in UN co-operation report
Radio NZ, 26 September 2016
Refugee stories and a class action: Manus Island
RN - Law Report, 26 September 2016
Controversial Gumtree ad demands applicants be ‘of Australian appearance’
3AW, 26 September 2016
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