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WA government apologises for police treatment of murdered baby’s family

State attorney general John Quigley says ‘I am truly sorry’ over murder of baby Charlie, who was killed after police left him at crime scene. The Western Australian government has pardoned and apologised to the Yamatji family of a baby who was brutally murdered by Mervyn Bell after the baby’s mother was arrested by police who had been called to …

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Apology and pardons in WA baby death case

Family lawyer and National Justice Project principal solicitor George Newhouse discusses ongoing actions to hold the police accountable in relation to the baby Charlie case. Report published in the Riverine Herald. A grieving Aboriginal mother who was brutally assaulted by her former partner – who then kidnapped and murdered her baby boy – has finally received an apology and pardon …

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How our legal observers are protecting the right to protest

You may have seen our legal observers at the recent Invasion Day and Black Lives Matter protests, sporting hi-viz vests and briefing activists about their rights. We spoke to one of them, Romina Reyftmann, about how she helps to protect the right to protest. To defend the legal rights of protesters, our legal observers volunteer at marches and rallies as …