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HREOC Social Justice Report gives clear direction to the Labor Govt

April 10, 2008

Media release 31/3/08 The Aboriginal Rights Coalition welcomed today’s release of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission’s Social Justice Report into the Northern Territory Intervention into Aboriginal communities. Commissioner Tom Calma’s Report provides an independent analysis, critically assessing the race-based welfare quarantining and the contravening of the Racial Discrimination Act which he claims has […]

Media release: 188 taken into custody in Alice – raids linked to intervention

April 7, 2008

Media release 7/4/08 – For immediate release ABC news is reporting that 188 people were taken into custody in Alice Springs in a “special operation” targeting alcohol consumption and loitering on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th of April. Police have been given increased powers under the NT intervention. Police have said arrests focussed on youth […]

Over 100 arrested in police raids “Apartheid Actions in the Alice”

April 6, 2008

Media release 4/4/08 – For immediate release Apartheid Actions in the Alice Over 100 people were arrested in a military style raid in Alice Springs last in a “special operation” targeting alcohol consumption. Police have been given increased powers under the NT intervention. Reports indicate the raids were focused around town camps “prescribed” under the […]