Aboriginal Deaths in custody, Tj Hickey, Prisoner Rights

Monday, 12 February 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Marisa spoke with Ken Canning about Aboriginal deaths in custody. In particular they spoke about TJ Hickey, and also about an aboriginal man who fell from a large building whilst being arrested by police and died. The importance of police not investigating police was discussed.      They discussed the damning report that just came out about closing the so-called gap between Indigenous and non Indigenous people.  
Marisa also spoke with Brett Collins from Justice Action about the Government working on making it possible for prisoners to have access to computers in their cells, and looked also at the violations of human rights of prisoners, including different forms of psychological torture. Dondale and youth detention was also discussed.
Doin Time
Monday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
An open forum, presenting information and discussion around issues faced by prisoners in the criminal justice system and migration detention centres.

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Marisa and Peter

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