The TJ Hickey Speak-Out + Teachers and School Staff for Palestine

Monday, 12 February 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

*Content Warning: This episode of Doin' Time may contain audio images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have died, and discussion of Deaths in Custody.

Firstly, Marisa speaks with Chris Breen, a high school teacher and active member of the Refugee Action Collective. Chris shares his first-hand experience of students and staff being censored against speaking out in support of Palestine. 

The second guest is First Nations activist and president of the Black People's Union, Keiran Stewart-Assheton. Keiran discusses the upcoming speak-out to commemorate TJ Hickey and raise awareness about Indigenous deaths in custody. 20 years after TJ hickey's death as a result of police action in 2004, the family of TJ Hickey is still being denied justice. The event will take place at Melbourne's State Library at 12pm on Saturday 17th February. 

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