In Canada And Australia, Aboriginal Women Reporting Disappearances Meet Entrenched Police Racism

Originally published by New Matilda on December 15, 2015 With the change of government in Canada, hard questions are being asked about hundreds of ‘missing’ Aboriginal women. As Amy McQuire reports, there are striking similarities between the treatment those women received and a number of cases in Australia. In 1990, Aboriginal woman Muriel Craig Walker […]

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Families Of Murdered Aboriginal Children Have Meeting With Attorney-General Delayed By Text

Originally published by New Matilda on November 26, 2015 The move, labelled ‘disrespectful’, has upset the Bowraville families who have already waited a quarter of a century for justice. Amy McQuire reports. The families of three Aboriginal children murdered on a small NSW mission more than two decades ago have again been left disappointed, after […]

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Bowraville Families Finally Feeling Supported As 25-year Battle For Justice Rages On

Originally published by New Matilda on June 4, 2015 Within two years, the families of three Aboriginal children murdered on Bowraville mission a quarter of a century ago have gone from protesting outside the gates of state Parliament, to guests inside the halls of power, where yesterday, the next step was taken to get the […]

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Glimmer Of Hope Emerges For Families Of Aboriginal Children Murdered In Bowraville

Originally published by New Matilda on May 1, 2015 Aboriginal Affairs There is a glimmer of hope still shining through the injustice that has clouded the families of three Aboriginal children murdered on Bowraville mission nearly 25 years ago. A report released by Greens NSW today recommends proposed changes to the double jeopardy laws which […]

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Bowraville Families Fight On: Pressure Mounts On Govt To Move Against Man Accused Of 3 Child Murders

Originally published by New Matilda on March 17, 2015   The families of three Aboriginal children murdered on the NSW mid north coast two decades ago are calling for the state government to remove an “artificial” legal barrier seen as the last roadblock to getting the accused killer before court. Draft amendments to the Crimes (Appeal […]

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