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Stop First Nations Deaths in Custody

Right now the nation is watching and listening to the coronial inquest into the death of Kumanjayi Walker in shock horror – a young Aboriginal father – mercilessly killed in front of his family.

It's yet another story of a life taken too soon, and a horrific reminder of the violence that First Nations people face at the hands of the police.

Since the Royal Commision into First Nations Deaths in Custody, the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people that have died in custody has quadrupled – that's over 500 people that have lost their lives at the hands of our justice system in the past 30 years alone.

Despite this, not one single perpetrator has been convicted.

For years our politicians have ignored the families of victims, this is why hundreds of thousands of people in this country march in protest. Will you sign the petition demanding the government to implement all the recommendations from the Royal Commission and stop further deaths in custody?
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It's clear we have a deep seeded problem that is costing people's lives, yet for years, Federal and State Governments have ignored calls from First Nations people to take action to prevent further deaths in custody.

But with the country talking about voice, treaty, truth and reclaiming our power, the flames of injustice have been stoked, and First Nation communities are standing up to demand fair and just treatment.

With the coronial inquest well under way and the racist attitudes of the police on full display, we have the chance to make sure our politicians are talking about these issues, and following the lead of First Nations communities to ensure no more deaths in custody.

Sign the petition asking the Government to implement all the recommendations of the Royal Commission. Together we can stand with communities on the frontlines of police violence and make sure that we see change nationally.

SIGN THE PETITION

We call on all Governments to implement all the recommendations from the Royal Commission into First Nations Deaths in custody.




46,015 signatures

We need 3,985 more


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