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Australia’s Indigenous Rights Record Under Scrutiny.

Wednesday 22nd March / presented by Em Burrows

In Australia, an indigenous child is 24 times more likely to be locked up then a non indigenous child, and abuses and even deaths in custody are a sad reality.

On the eve of Australia's bid for a spot on the 47 member Human Rights Council, The UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, has landed in Australia for a two-week investigation.

After the last report by the UN was largely ignored by the Australian government, Amnesty international is urging Malcolm Turnbull to demonstrate his commitment to improving the rights of Indigenous Australians.

Amnesty Australia’s Indigenous Rights Manager Tammy Solonec is spoke to Em on The Mag.

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