First NATIONS PEOPLE AUSTRALIANS

โ€œAustralian youth prisons are institutional racism in action. Criminalising the behaviour of young, vulnerable children โ€“ who are mostly Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander โ€“ creates further disadvantage and traps children in the criminal justice system,โ€ Axleby said. Ruth Barson, a director of Legal Advocacy at the Human Rights Law Centre, said children should be in classrooms not courtrooms.
โ€œRaising the age is a simple reform that would make a world of difference,โ€ Barson said. #raisetheageBLACK LIVES MATTER

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