Background to the justice for Kumentjaye Briscoe campaign

Last updated: 10 November 2013

Petition: Justice for Kwementyaye Briscoe - Call for police to answer for their role

Sign-on statement: Call for police to answer for their roles in Deaths in Custody

Petition closed: Petitioned Chief Minister of the Northern Territory:
Justice for Kwementyaye Briscoe - lay charges against police
Petition by Trisha Morton Thomas, Alice Springs, Australia

WGAR News: Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Kwementyaye, catalyst for change (10 Nov 13)
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WGAR News: Tracker: More NT jail deaths 'unless alcohol cut' [Featuring Kwementyaye Briscoe] (26 Oct 13)
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WGAR News: SBS Living Black: No Criminal Charges Against Police (27 Jan 13)
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WGAR News: Amnesty: DPP’s failure to investigate Briscoe's death: a blight on the justice system (15 Jan 13)
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WGAR News: Briscoe family condemns NT prosecutor decision on anniversary of Briscoe death: MR (12 Jan 13)

WGAR News: Alice Springs Human Rights Day Rally demands justice for Kumentjaye Briscoe: MR (9 Dec 12)

WGAR News: STICS's response to Coroner’s report about the Death in Custody of Kwementyaye Briscoe (1 Oct 12)
[STICS: Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney]

WGAR News: "Coronial report highlights systemic flaws" ANTaR & National Police Accountability Network (21 Sep 12)

Background to Aboriginal imprisonment and Deaths in Custody

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