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Copwatch training comes to Perth

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 …

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‘Crisis point’: New York Times reports on children’s mental health on Nauru

A seventh child will be brought to Australia from Nauru for medical care, following legal pressure. The National Justice Project represented the girl at a federal court hearing on Wednesday. She is one of a number of refugee children with worsening mental health issues, who are seeking medical treatment in Australia. George Newhouse, principal lawyer for the National Justice Project, …