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The Human Rights Commission's Forgotten Children report found that children in detention had suffered significant mental and physical illness.
Although the report called for a royal commission into the detention of children under both Labor and Coalition governments, it was denounced as ‘blatantly partisan’ by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Commission president Gillian Triggs found herself attacked by Prime Minister Abbott, senior government ministers and the Murdoch press.
Indonesian officials will meet today to discuss arrangements to transport Australian Bali Nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran to be executed.
Plans to transfer Chan and Sukumaran to the prison island of Nusa Kambangan was initially delayed due to the prison being unprepared for their arrivals.
The lawyers for the imprisoned Bali Nine pair are attempting to gain a full hearing in an East Jakarta court next week, arguing that the Indonesian president Joko Widodo did not give Chan and Sukumaran’s cases enough attention.
The appeal is seen as a last-ditch attempt at getting the president to give Chan and Sukumaran clemency and a second chance at life.
Disability advocacy groups are calling on the federal government to lead a strategy to get young people out of aged care facilities.
Currently there are around 340 000 people with dementia in Australia and around 25 000 under the age of 65; about 600 of those are in residential and aged care facilities.
Alzheimers’s Australia is calling for a government commitment to reduce the numbers of young people in aged care by 50 per cent by 2020 as well as specialised care facilities for younger people with dementia.
The Australian federal police facing bitter criticism over their involvement in the arrests of the Bali Nine who have been moved from their cell to face an execution that is likely to happen next month.
Australian Police allegedly tipped off their Indonesian counterparts regarding the heroin smuggling operation rather than intercepting the operation on Australian grounds where the group would have avoided the risk of the death penalty.
Under current federal police guidelines, police must consider Australians safety when sharing information with foreign agencies. Former foreign minister Bob Carr, joined the fray, by stating the Australian Federal Police needed to present a more robust defence on their decision or else continue to suffer public condemnation.
One year ago, a huge riot at the Manus Island detention centre left 23 year old Iranian man Reza Barati dead. And yet just two men are as yet facing legal punishment.
The detention centre is supposed to be protected guards employed by the Australian government through the contractor G4S. Yet dozens of refugees suffered serious injuries in the attack, incuding stabbings and, almost incredbly, multiple gunshot wounds.
When the gunsmoke cleared, one refugee, the 23 year old Iranian man Reza Barati, was dead.
Myuran Sukumuran and Andrew Chan, former drug smugglers and members of the Bali Nine are set to be moved to a central Java island in order to be executed this week.
Myuran Sukumuran and Andrew Chan, former drug smugglers and members of the Bali Nine are set to be moved to a central Java island in order to be executed this week. Mombock Bambang Samiarso, Bali’s head of provincial prosecutors office has stated that the pair will be moved ‘this week, as soon as possible,’ however ‘not on Tuesday.’
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