On Saturday, the 22nd of October 2016, the National Call to Action Against Systemic Violence and Brutality by Australian Police and Corrections rally will be held at 1pm in the Town Hall, Sydney. 351 more words
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Today’s report that 50,000 – 100,000 British gay or bisexual men who were convicted under the Labouchere Amendment (a British law that allowed for the prosecution of male homosexuals… 155 more words
11. ROYAL COMMISSION INTO ABORIGINAL DEATHS IN CUSTODY | WHY WEREN'T THE RECOMMENDATIONS IMPLEMENTED?
SOWDI’s previous blog post discussed the 25th anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC). The RCIADIC remains relevant, with Indigenous deaths in custody continuing to occur as recently as July 2016. 496 more words
10. THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO ABORIGINAL DEATHS IN CUSTODY | WHY HASN'T ANYTHING CHANGED?
“While families, friends, and neighbors understandably want government to take action to prevent the potential harm caused by drug use, criminalization is not the answer”2,038 more words
I recently discovered a video on YouTube, ‘Mental health issues ‘a train to jail’ for Indigenous Australians’, a segment from ABC NEW’s, Lateline.
The segment follows Brenda Mitchell, an Aboriginal Case Worker and the Manager of Community Restorative Centre (CRC), as she visits Indigenous clients in Broken Hill who are coming out of jail or going before the courts. 497 more words