Black deaths in custody

Outspoken former magistrate and Kuku Yalanji woman Pat O’Shane said the people of Yuendemu deserved better on International Day Against Police Brutality. Renee Lees reports.

The family of a 16-year-old Aboriginal boy, who was killed in a collision with an unmarked police car, has called for an independent investigation into how he died. Isaac Nellist reports.

Gail Hickey led the march through Redfern to remember the death of her son, TJ Hickey, 18 years ago. Isaac Nellist reports.

A protest against Black deaths in custody in Sydney on December 7. Photo: Zebedee Parkes

Three more deaths in recent weeks have taken the number of First Nations people who have died in custody since the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody to 485. Chloe DS reports.

Relatives of Gomeroi man Mark Mason marked 11 years since his killing by NSW Police and called for justice, Adam Trumper and Rachel Evans report.

The father of a young First Nations man who was involved in a Parklea Correctional Centre roof-top protest against racism has spoken out about conditions in the prison system. Isaac Nellist reports.

Eddie Murray died in a Wee Waa police station in 1981. Forty years later, and with no one having been held accountable, the family are still waiting for answers, writes Steffi Leedham.

Amanda Porter and Helen Corbett discuss the campaign to stop Black deaths in custody, and the significance of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody.

The family of Wayne 'Fella' Morrison, who was killed in custody, are pushing for torture devices to be banned. Renfrey Clarke reports.

As the NSW deputy coroner delivered its finding that Anaiwan-Dunghutti man Nathan Reynolds' death was by 'natural causes', another three First Nations people died in custody. Pip Hinman reports.

Rachel Evans reports on a gathering for Waka Waka man and father of three Patrick Fisher, who was chased to his death by NSW Police three years ago.

Gail Hickey, the mother of TJ Hickey, led a march through the streets of Redfern to mark 17 years since her son’s death on February 14, reports Isaac Nellist.

Tens of thousands have turned out around the country for Invasion Day protests, reports Kerry Smith.

The coronial inquest into the death of Dunghutti man Nathan Reynolds has heard a litany of evidence of gross medical neglect and prison indifference, reports Rachel Evans.

Emma Murphy reports that history has been made following a judge's decision to commit a police officer to stand trial for the murder of Kumanjayi Walker.

A large vigil and march was organised to mark the death in police custody of Aboriginal woman Sherry Fisher-Tilberoo, reports Alex Bainbridge.

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