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Topic: Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
Sydneysiders locked out, Aboriginal Territorians locked up.

Sydneysiders locked out, Aboriginal Territorians locked up.

My two cents worth? When it comes to alcohol we should be helping troubled individuals instead of focusing on locking us all out or locking them up.

Is the NT’s paperless arrest scheme a new “hallmark of tyranny”?

Is the NT’s paperless arrest scheme a new “hallmark of tyranny”?

Kumanjayi Langdon, a sick, middle-aged Aboriginal man, was treated like a criminal and incarcerated like a criminal; he died in a police cell which was built to house criminals ... he was always likely to die suddenly due to chronic and serious heart disease, but he was entitled to die as a free man.

Broken promises and ‘dumb insolence’: the death of Kwementyaye Briscoe

Broken promises and ‘dumb insolence’: the death of Kwementyaye Briscoe

Superintendent Jones told Cavanagh that she had: "... raised watch house staffing concerns with several senior officials but was ignored ... she was distressed about the watch-house being manned by only junior, inexperienced staff and by the constant rotation of staff through the facility. Superintendent Jones told the inquiry her recommendations to change staffing conditions had been met with reactions ranging from "dumb insolence" to outright refusal."