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Judge Says Peter Dutton Could Go To Jail If He Defies Orders in Immigration Case

Australia’s home affairs minister has failed to comply with an order to make a decision on whether to grant an Iranian man a protection visa. Read more details in Ben Butler’s report in The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jun/17/judge-says-peter-dutton-could-go-to-jail-if-he-defies-orders-in-immigration-case?fbclid=IwAR30G6KUH_nS7gkISuDI-BxitQkMBgBm7UsS3AOgIOFnxA6hz0DH9sxeXvM

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Ms Dhu’s Death in Custody Leads to Law Reform

Yamatji woman, Ms Dhu (whose name is not used for cultural reasons) was just 22 years old when she was dragged from her police cell at South Headland in Western Australia and bundled into the back of a police van, before being taken to a nearby hospital. It was her third visit to hospital in as many days. She died …

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Over 82,000 call for charges over David Dungay Jrs death In custody

The family of Dunghutti man, David Dungay Jnr, has set up a Change.org petition calling for charges to be laid in relation to his death. The death of George Floyd in America has seen a rise in awareness around the treatment of Indigenous Australians with Amnesty International Australia saying more than 400 Indigenous people have died in police custody since …

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We have not learned the lessons of the lonely death of Mr Jackamarra

Originally published in the West Australian, republished with permission. Photo caption: Mr Jackamarra’s family: Shaquille Jackamarra , Zarack Teh, Georgette Jackamarra, Lorraine Dodd and Phyllis Teh. Credit: unknown/Nicole Tooby OPINION | Nicole Tooby The police killing of George Floyd in the US has sparked renewed calls and demonstrations in Australia to address Aboriginal deaths in custody. My thoughts have been with the …