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Deaths in Custody – when will something be done to address this national disgrace?

john-pat's-motherThe horrific deaths in custody of Mr Ward (in the back of a prisoner transport van), of Mulrunji (in a Palm Island Police cell) and of John Pat (bashed to death in Roebourne) expose systemic flaws, neglect, arrogance and racism. These three deaths are not standalone as unjustifiable deaths in custody. There are many more horrific custodial deaths that should have been deemed as unjustifiable or...


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