Deaths in custody

The Guardian • Deaths in custody

Issue #1958

30th anniversary of Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Report

The 15th of April marks the 30th anniversary of the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) report.

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Issue #2063


Dear Comrade Editor I’ve heard a lot about the possible limitations of the Voice to Parliament. All I’m really hearing is that if a Voice...

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Issue #1958

Aboriginal Deaths in Custody rally – Perth

Thursday 15th April on the 30th anniversary of the tabling of the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody report ...

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Issue #1981

SA bans spit hoods

On 23rd September, the South Australian parliament voted unanimously to ban the use of spit hoods ...

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Issue #1954

Blak death cells – three more black deaths in custody on eve of royal commission 30th year anniversary

Three First Nations people have died in custody this month, on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the report of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. These three deaths – two in New South Wales (NSW) and one in Victoria – add to the already 440+ black deaths in custody that have occurred over these thirty years, leading families of the victims to declare a national emergency.

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Issue #1957

Stop black deaths in custody rally – Sydney

On Saturday, the 10th of April, a CPA contingent attended Stop Black Deaths in Custody rally in Sydney.

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Issue #2039

Invasion Day rallies demand “Treaty before Voice”

As many as 100,000 people took to the streets with rallies and marches in every state and territory on Invasion Day, 26th January. Protestors held...

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youth behind fence Issue #2052

ATSILS alert

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (ATSILS) around Australia are calling on the federal government to deliver a $250 million emergency support package to...

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Issue #2088

TJ Hickey speak-out, Melbourne 17 February

A determined and organised crowd attended the Speak Out for TJ Hickey at Melbourne’s State Library on Saturday 17 February. Organised by the Indigenous Social...

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