The Human Rights Commission has announced that the National Justice Project is a finalist for their 2018 Human Rights Law awards. Judges for the 2018 Human Rights Awards have spent countless hours going through more than 370 nominations across the nine categories. Finalists for the remaining eight categories will be released over coming weeks. The Law Award finalists are; Tenancy …
https://youtu.be/PH5AqvVixdg BBC World News covers the NJP’s new Copwatch App.
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The National Justice Project held a ‘Copwatch’ workshop in Perth this week, to teach members of the community how to safely and legally record interactions with police to be used as evidence in court. The workshop was held in partnership with Noongar activist Mervyn Eades, whose 18-year-old relative was hit by a police car in the Perth suburb of Thornlie in …
George Newhouse, Principal Solicitor of the National Justice Project, demands that the WA Police Commissioner speak out about a young Noongar man who was run down by WA police on the 8th of May, 2018. A change in WA police culture must start at the top.
A senior sergeant in the Western Australia Police Force was suspended Thursday after an Aboriginal man was struck by a police vehicle in a Perth suburb. See the New York Times Story here: WA Police officer suspended after his vehicle hits a young Aboriginal man
The National Justice Project was asked to assist a young Aboriginal man who was run down by an unmarked police car in a Perth suburb.