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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Australia: Children stripped, assaulted and tear-gassed at detention centerto "child torture." "Those responsible must be held to account for these crime
Australia: Children stripped, assaulted and tear-gassed at detention center
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 37 minutes ago
to "child torture." "Those responsible must be held to account for these crimes," she said. Mick Gooda, Australia's aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social justice commissioner, called for the Northern Territory government to be... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rare white whale 'Migaloo' sighted off Australiaall-white humpback who has built up a loyal following in Australia since first
Rare white whale 'Migaloo' sighted off Australia
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
all-white humpback who has built up a loyal following in Australia since first being sighted in 1991. Migaloo is an Aboriginal word meaning "whitefella". He was seen and photographed off Byron Bay on Australia's east coast, heading north on... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Calls to close detention centre ignoredcommission) is fantastic. It’s exactly what we needed to see, a swift response
Calls to close detention centre ignored
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 hours ago
commission) is fantastic. It’s exactly what we needed to see, a swift response from the Prime Minister,” North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency’s senior lawyer Jared Sharp said. But Mr Sharp, who was instrumental in bringing the abuse to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Calls to close detention centre ignoredcommission) is fantastic. It’s exactly what we needed to see, a swift response
Calls to close detention centre ignored
Herald Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
commission) is fantastic. It’s exactly what we needed to see, a swift response from the Prime Minister,” North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency’s senior lawyer Jared Sharp said. But Mr Sharp, who was instrumental in bringing the abuse to... Read more
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The North West Star
South Australia's Senior Australian of the Year finalistsof lower socio-economic status, to environmentally and economically sustainable
South Australia's Senior Australian of the Year finalists
The North West Star / Posted 2 hours ago
of lower socio-economic status, to environmentally and economically sustainable energy. Tauto SansburyTauto Sansbury, 66 - Aboriginal Elder (Norwood) Working and speaking from the heart, Tauto Sansbury has devoted more than 30 years to the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Nerang to double with 1100 units approvedLocal Area Plan (LAP) is to provide detailed planning and management for the Me
Nerang to double with 1100 units approved
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Local Area Plan (LAP) is to provide detailed planning and management for the Merrimac/Carrara Floodplain, now known by its Aboriginal name, Guragunbah," he read. "This flood plain is of enormous importance to the City. Guragunbah provides the last... Read more
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CBS News
Video of detained teen abuse prompts gov't investigationminister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juven
Video of detained teen abuse prompts gov't investigation
CBS News / Posted 2 hours ago
minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention center after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed, stripped naked and shackled to a chair. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would... Read more
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Brandon Sun
ColumnsCanada’s National Aboriginal Day is annually held on June 21 to celebrate the u
Columns
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
Canada’s National Aboriginal Day is annually held on June 21 to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the nation’s Aboriginal peoples. It is a turbulent time in Great Britain and the United States! The... Read more
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Brandon Sun
All Dressed Up -- National Aboriginal Day at École New Era SchoolCanada’s National Aboriginal Day is annually held on June 21 to celebrate the u
All Dressed Up -- National Aboriginal Day at École New Era School
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
Canada’s National Aboriginal Day is annually held on June 21 to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the nation’s Aboriginal peoples. École New Era School was host to “National Aboriginal Day” on June 21.... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Sanatorium stories must be sharedIn the sordid history of the treatment of aboriginal people at the hands of our
Sanatorium stories must be shared
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
In the sordid history of the treatment of aboriginal people at the hands of our federal and provincial governments, there remains at least one more chapter to write. And while there are connections to the racially motivated national aboriginal... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Cambage makes stand for diverse Australiaremains prevalent in local sport from grass-roots through to the elite. She ci
Cambage makes stand for diverse Australia
Reuters Sports News / Posted 4 hours ago
remains prevalent in local sport from grass-roots through to the elite. She cited the experience of Adam Goodes, an Aboriginal Australian Rules football star and an anti-racism advocate, who was jeered relentlessly by stadium crowds across... Read more
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Canberra Times
Northern Territory juvenile detention royal commission 'should be widened'McKenzie, Philamena McKenzie, Gerry Georgatos and Mervyn Eades speak about the
Northern Territory juvenile detention royal commission 'should be widened'
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
McKenzie, Philamena McKenzie, Gerry Georgatos and Mervyn Eades speak about the need for a royal commission into Aboriginal suicide rates. Photo: Jay Cronan He and other participants in this week's National Suicide Prevention Conference... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Australia 'deeply shocked and appalled' as video emerges of mistreatment of children at detention centrewere indigenous. The Northern Territory has the highest rate of youth detentio
Australia 'deeply shocked and appalled' as video emerges of mistreatment of children at detention centre
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 hours ago
were indigenous. The Northern Territory has the highest rate of youth detention in the country, and 97% of detainees are Aboriginal. "Amnesty International has repeatedly raised concerns of abuse of children being held in youth detention centres... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Heartfelt note from boy at centre of abuse scandalletter, Dylan thanks the ABC and Four Corners for exposing his treatment. He al
Heartfelt note from boy at centre of abuse scandal
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 hours ago
letter, Dylan thanks the ABC and Four Corners for exposing his treatment. He also thanked his legal team, North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency and his family for "all the support through the hard times". Mr O'Brien on Tuesday said Dylan is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cambage makes stand for diverse Australiaremains prevalent in local sport from grass-roots through to the elite. She ci
Cambage makes stand for diverse Australia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
remains prevalent in local sport from grass-roots through to the elite. She cited the experience of Adam Goodes, an Aboriginal Australian Rules football star and an anti-racism advocate, who was jeered relentlessly by stadium crowds across... Read more
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Weekly Times
NT cannot deny knowledge of abusethey've been fully aware of what's been going on, the reports show it," said Pr
NT cannot deny knowledge of abuse
Weekly Times / Posted 5 hours ago
they've been fully aware of what's been going on, the reports show it," said Priscilla Collins, CEO of the North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency. "They had access to the footage; they knew about it." Indigenous Affairs Minister and NT senator... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Henderson denies sexual abuse of Retta Dixon residents: documentsthe state," the writ states. "Between 1946 and 1960... the children at the Hom
Henderson denies sexual abuse of Retta Dixon residents: documents
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
the state," the writ states. "Between 1946 and 1960... the children at the Home during this period largely comprised part Aboriginal children removed from their families pursuant to the Commonwealth Government's assimilation policy of the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Dylan Voller, boy strapped to restraining chair, thanks supporters for 'getting truth out there'letter, Dylan thanks the ABC and Four Corners for exposing his treatment. He al
Dylan Voller, boy strapped to restraining chair, thanks supporters for 'getting truth out there'
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 hours ago
letter, Dylan thanks the ABC and Four Corners for exposing his treatment. He also thanked his legal team, North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency and his family for "all the support through the hard times". Mr O'Brien on Tuesday said Dylan is... Read more
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The Age
Dylan Voller, boy strapped to restraining chair, thanks supporters for 'getting truth out there'letter, Dylan thanks the ABC and Four Corners for exposing his treatment. He al
Dylan Voller, boy strapped to restraining chair, thanks supporters for 'getting truth out there'
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
letter, Dylan thanks the ABC and Four Corners for exposing his treatment. He also thanked his legal team, North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency and his family for "all the support through the hard times". Mr O'Brien on Tuesday said Dylan is... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Dylan Voller, boy strapped to restraining chair, thanks supporters for 'getting truth out there'letter, Dylan thanks the ABC and Four Corners for exposing his treatment. He al
Dylan Voller, boy strapped to restraining chair, thanks supporters for 'getting truth out there'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
letter, Dylan thanks the ABC and Four Corners for exposing his treatment. He also thanked his legal team, North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency and his family for "all the support through the hard times". Mr O'Brien on Tuesday said Dylan is... Read more
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News.com.au
NT cannot deny knowledge of abusethey've been fully aware of what's been going on, the reports show it," said Pr
NT cannot deny knowledge of abuse
News.com.au / Posted 5 hours ago
they've been fully aware of what's been going on, the reports show it," said Priscilla Collins, CEO of the North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency. "They had access to the footage; they knew about it." Indigenous Affairs Minister and NT senator... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rare white whale 'Migaloo' sighted off Australiaall-white humpback who has built up a loyal following in Australia since first
Rare white whale 'Migaloo' sighted off Australia
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 hours ago
all-white humpback who has built up a loyal following in Australia since first being sighted in 1991. Migaloo is an Aboriginal word meaning "whitefella". He was seen and photographed off Byron Bay on Australia's east coast, heading north on... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Rare white whale ‘Migaloo’ sighted off Australiaall-white humpback who has built up a loyal following in Australia since first
Rare white whale ‘Migaloo’ sighted off Australia
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 hours ago
all-white humpback who has built up a loyal following in Australia since first being sighted in 1991. Migaloo is an Aboriginal word meaning “whitefella”. He was seen and photographed off Byron Bay on Australia’s east coast, heading north on... Read more
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Perth Now
NT cannot deny knowledge of abusethey've been fully aware of what's been going on, the reports show it," said Pr
NT cannot deny knowledge of abuse
Perth Now / Posted 6 hours ago
they've been fully aware of what's been going on, the reports show it," said Priscilla Collins, CEO of the North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency. "They had access to the footage; they knew about it." Indigenous Affairs Minister and NT senator... Read more
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WA Today
Dylan Voller, boy strapped to restraining chair, thanks supporters for 'getting truth out there'letter, Dylan thanks the ABC and Four Corners for exposing his treatment. He al
Dylan Voller, boy strapped to restraining chair, thanks supporters for 'getting truth out there'
WA Today / Posted 6 hours ago
letter, Dylan thanks the ABC and Four Corners for exposing his treatment. He also thanked his legal team, North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency and his family for "all the support through the hard times". Mr O'Brien on Tuesday said Dylan is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
NT cannot deny knowledge of abusethey've been fully aware of what's been going on, the reports show it," said Pr
NT cannot deny knowledge of abuse
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 hours ago
they've been fully aware of what's been going on, the reports show it," said Priscilla Collins, CEO of the North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency. "They had access to the footage; they knew about it." Indigenous Affairs Minister and NT senator... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NT cannot deny knowledge of abusethey've been fully aware of what's been going on, the reports show it," said Pr
NT cannot deny knowledge of abuse
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
they've been fully aware of what's been going on, the reports show it," said Priscilla Collins, CEO of the North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency. "They had access to the footage; they knew about it." Indigenous Affairs Minister and NT senator... Read more
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DW
Australia orders investigation into juvenile detention abuse scandal |the camp's closure. (11.07.2016) Australia's Malcolm Turnbull says his governm
Australia orders investigation into juvenile detention abuse scandal |
DW / Posted 6 hours ago
the camp's closure. (11.07.2016) Australia's Malcolm Turnbull says his government is failing to improve the lives of Aboriginal people. A report shows indigenous Australians are far worse off than their non-indigenous counterparts in almost... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Australia probes youth detention abuse likened to Guantanamowith indigenous offenders making up more than two-thirds of the prison populati
Australia probes youth detention abuse likened to Guantanamo
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 hours ago
with indigenous offenders making up more than two-thirds of the prison population. According to Amnesty International, Aboriginal children are 26 times more likely to be jailed than their non-indigenous counterparts as they struggle to deal... Read more
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Rappler
Australia probes youth detention abuse likened to Guantanamowith indigenous offenders making up more than two-thirds of the prison populati
Australia probes youth detention abuse likened to Guantanamo
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
with indigenous offenders making up more than two-thirds of the prison population. According to Amnesty International, Aboriginal children are 26 times more likely to be jailed than their non-indigenous counterparts as they struggle to deal... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indigenous leaders call for NT Government to be sackedCCTV footage shows a man grabbing Dylan Voller around the neck in his room at t
Indigenous leaders call for NT Government to be sacked
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 hours ago
CCTV footage shows a man grabbing Dylan Voller around the neck in his room at the NT youth detention centre. (Supplied) Aboriginal land councils, legal and health organisations in the Northern Territory are calling for Prime Minister Malcolm... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NT mistreatment an utter shame: DodsonDarwin. 'The fact young people have been treated in this manner obviously show
NT mistreatment an utter shame: Dodson
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 hours ago
Darwin. 'The fact young people have been treated in this manner obviously shows there's no concept of the duty of care which is a principle matter highlighted in the royal commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody,' he told ABC radio on Tue... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Scullion and Giles says they did not knowTerritory government and reported on by the media previous to last night's prog
Scullion and Giles says they did not know
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 hours ago
Territory government and reported on by the media previous to last night's program. The CEO of the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency Priscilla Collins dismissed claims of a cover-up telling reporters in Darwin the NT government was... Read more
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The Age
Broken limb and 10 days in solitary: Victorian youth prisons probedmore likely to end up in youth justice centres than non-indigenous children, wh
Broken limb and 10 days in solitary: Victorian youth prisons probed
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
more likely to end up in youth justice centres than non-indigenous children, which was a "disgrace." In 2012 a 16-year-old Aboriginal boy was held in solitary confinement for nearly four months in an adult jail while under a government child... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Australia 'deeply shocked and appaled' as video emerges of mistreatment of children at detention centrewere indigenous. The Northern Territory has the highest rate of youth detentio
Australia 'deeply shocked and appaled' as video emerges of mistreatment of children at detention centre
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 hours ago
were indigenous. The Northern Territory has the highest rate of youth detention in the country, and 97% of detainees are Aboriginal. "Amnesty International has repeatedly raised concerns of abuse of children being held in youth detention centres... Read more
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metro
Footage shows horrific treatment of young boys in detention in Australiawere indigenous. The Northern Territory has the highest rate of youth detention
Footage shows horrific treatment of young boys in detention in Australia
metro / Posted 8 hours ago
were indigenous. The Northern Territory has the highest rate of youth detention in the country, and 97% of detainees are Aboriginal. ‘Amnesty International has repeatedly raised concerns of abuse of children being held in youth detention centres... Read more
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Weekly Times
Abuse hadn't 'piqued' interest: Scullionthen I am just stunned." About 85 per cent of NT prisoners are indigenous and
Abuse hadn't 'piqued' interest: Scullion
Weekly Times / Posted 8 hours ago
then I am just stunned." About 85 per cent of NT prisoners are indigenous and almost half the nation's youth detainees are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders. Senator Scullion believes centres like Don Dale are part of the problem not the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Inquest begins into death of Indigenous man in Canberra jailcoma for a week, in an unrelated incident in April 2015. Following his hospita
Inquest begins into death of Indigenous man in Canberra jail
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
coma for a week, in an unrelated incident in April 2015. Following his hospitalisation in 2015, members of Canberra's Aboriginal community had pushed for Freeman to not be returned to the jail, arguing his safety would be... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Juvenile detention royal commission has to 'look nationally'the systemic and structural fundamental issues with our youth and, for that mat
Juvenile detention royal commission has to 'look nationally'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
the systemic and structural fundamental issues with our youth and, for that matter, our adult prison system," she said. Aboriginal and Torres Islander social justice commissioner Mick Gooda also said the royal commission should look beyond the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
PM calls royal commission into juvenile detention abuseprogram showing the teenage boy strapped to the mechanical chair in the Alice S
PM calls royal commission into juvenile detention abuse
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 hours ago
program showing the teenage boy strapped to the mechanical chair in the Alice Springs prison. Photo: Four Corners, ABC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda praised the "real leadership" of the Prime... Read more
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Aljazeera
Rocky Taiwan-China relations roil tourism industryselfies in front of Xuanzang Temple. Others ride a cable car, or pose for photo
Rocky Taiwan-China relations roil tourism industry
Aljazeera / Posted 9 hours ago
selfies in front of Xuanzang Temple. Others ride a cable car, or pose for photos alongside indigenous dancers at a tacky "aboriginal" theme park. Many had heard of Tsou's eggy delicacy and longed to sample her treats. They line up and take... Read more
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Mashable
Migaloo the majestic white whale is back and prettier than ever#3: He's protected under Australian law and both boats and aircraft aren't allo
Migaloo the majestic white whale is back and prettier than ever
Mashable / Posted 9 hours ago
#3: He's protected under Australian law and both boats and aircraft aren't allowed to get too close to him, lest his beauty blind them permanently. Fact #4: His name is loosely based on an Aboriginal translation of the phrase "... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuseminister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juven
Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuse
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 hours ago
minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention center after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed, stripped naked and shackled to a chair. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would... Read more
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Kiama Independent
PM calls royal commission into juvenile detention abuseprogram showing the teenage boy strapped to the mechanical chair in the Alice S
PM calls royal commission into juvenile detention abuse
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 hours ago
program showing the teenage boy strapped to the mechanical chair in the Alice Springs prison. Photo: Four Corners, ABC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda praised the "real leadership" of the Prime... Read more
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Junkee
The Indigenous Affairs Minister Missed Last Night's 'Four Corners' Because He Was Out At Dinnerat dinner for “private sensitive matter involving one of my staff & family” “M
The Indigenous Affairs Minister Missed Last Night's 'Four Corners' Because He Was Out At Dinner
Junkee / Posted 9 hours ago
at dinner for “private sensitive matter involving one of my staff & family” “My view is that Nigel Scullion has failed as Aboriginal affairs minister. You just look at the funding arrangements and lack of money or the money that’s being lost,”... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuseminister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juven
Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuse
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 hours ago
minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention center after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed, stripped naked and shackled to a chair. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would... Read more
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Swissinfo
Australian PM orders inquiry after teenage prisoners teargassed, stripped nakedup 94 percent of juvenile inmates in the territory. A lawyer representing two o
Australian PM orders inquiry after teenage prisoners teargassed, stripped naked
Swissinfo / Posted 9 hours ago
up 94 percent of juvenile inmates in the territory. A lawyer representing two of the boys said all six boys abused were of aboriginal descent. “Our (indigenous) people have known about things like this...and to just see it laid bare in front of us... Read more
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The Age
Cautious welcome for royal commission into Northern Territory prison systemAustralian Human Rights Commission has cautiously welcomed an inquiry into juve
Cautious welcome for royal commission into Northern Territory prison system
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission has cautiously welcomed an inquiry into juvenile detention in the Northern Territory but Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commissioner Mick Gooda​ fought back tears as he questioned what it might achieve. An... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Cautious welcome for royal commission into Northern Territory prison systemAustralian Human Rights Commission has cautiously welcomed an inquiry into juve
Cautious welcome for royal commission into Northern Territory prison system
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission has cautiously welcomed an inquiry into juvenile detention in the Northern Territory but Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commissioner Mick Gooda​ fought back tears as he questioned what it might achieve. An... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuseminister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juven
Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuse
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 hours ago
minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention center after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed, stripped naked and shackled to a chair. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would... Read more
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