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No lessons have been learned on Aboriginal deaths, says NAAJA
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An Aboriginal justice agency has warned authorities have failed to learn past lessons, after new figures showed rising numbers of Indigenous deaths in custody.
A report from the Australian Institute of Criminology on Aboriginal deaths in custody shows in 2010/11, the most recent period looked at, there were 21 Indigenous people who died in custody, about one quarter of all such deaths.
7,000 kids taken as new Stolen Generation looms
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