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Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Australian aboriginal treatment, crime, death, law, news, police, rights )

- 2024 days ago -
On 4 January 2012, T. Daniels Briscoe died in police custody. He was slung about the Alice Springs lock up, resulting in a head injury that the police completely ignored. Other detainees yelled for help when they heard him choking, but they were ignored.

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Vicky P (476)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 6:44 pm
noted and signed

Iona Kentwell (129)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 6:47 pm
It is important to the future of our country that all our citizens are protected by and have reason to trust in our legal system. When a young man dies because of neglect by our police they must be held accountable. He is important, he matters, so do his family and community.

Edwin M (346)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 6:48 pm
Noted and signed, thank you Iona

Barb K (1688)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 6:53 pm
I hope they get justice for her nephew. Signed! Thnx Iona!

Barb K (1688)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 6:55 pm
BTW, Steve-O would be fighting this, too!

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 7:39 pm
Signed and noted.

Rose Becke (141)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 7:43 pm
So signed Thanks

Shelly Peterson (213)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 7:52 pm
So signed, Iona!!! forwarding!!!

Darlene W (303)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 8:23 pm
What goes around comes around. They will get theirs in the end. noted and signed. Blessing to all who have to put up with the assinine behavior of those in power.

Barbara W (342)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 9:28 pm
Signed and shared.. My Comments: Brutality comes in many guises. Ignoring the screams of help from one in need was an act of brutality as can be seen by the outcome..

T. Daniels Briscoe was allowed to languish, suffer and die! This was an abomination! This is unacceptable! Those in charge of T. Daniels Briscoe care were criminally negligent..

Sara Williams (8)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 9:53 pm
Gladly signed. This is inexcusable.

Jenny Dooley (830)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 10:01 pm
Thank you Iona - action taken, shared on fb.

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 11:03 pm
Done Cheers

Judy C (97)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 11:25 pm
Signed. Thanks, Iona.

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 1, 2012, 11:57 pm
Signed. I hope it helps.

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Friday November 2, 2012, 12:05 am
Signed and noted.

Ellyn S (48)
Friday November 2, 2012, 1:01 am
Noted and signed.

Cynthia Davis (340)
Friday November 2, 2012, 4:42 am
Signed TY Iona

Craig Pittman (52)
Friday November 2, 2012, 5:29 am
Signed thanks Iona.

Naoko i (264)
Friday November 2, 2012, 6:11 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Iona.

natalie n (164)
Friday November 2, 2012, 10:26 am
thanks Iona, have signed it. justice must be served.

Michela M (3964)
Friday November 2, 2012, 11:47 am

michael sullivan (1022)
Friday November 2, 2012, 12:59 pm
noted and signed -- this is terrible!

Kevin A (64)
Friday November 2, 2012, 1:59 pm
Do we have access to a non-bias report of the incident? As retired law enforcement I know that such situations CAN be the result of emotion driven bias. While that may not be the case here, I would like to see"The Rest of the Story".

While this case may be exactly as it appears here, I have seen families willfully lie to governing bodies and the press solely to punish the police. I did internal investigations and always sought to punish any police-person that behaved improperly whether that meant suspension, termination, or imprisonment. I always felt there was nothing worse that a bad cop. To me, that oath to protect was sacred. In any case I need to see both sides of the story before condemning anyone.

Sheryl G (363)
Friday November 2, 2012, 4:37 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "Justice for Kwementyaye Briscoe - lay charges against police"
This is the same thing that happens many times with the American Indian over here. I understand there are two sides to every story, but I will sign, as I know too many times when it comes to the indigeneous people, history has documented that most times the indigeneous are abused unnecessarily.

. (0)
Friday November 2, 2012, 5:14 pm
Signed and Noted.

Ann P (17)
Saturday November 3, 2012, 8:08 am
Noted & signed. Peace ☮ L♥ve.

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 3, 2012, 8:42 am

Theodore Shayne (56)
Saturday November 3, 2012, 9:05 am

Gloria picchetti (304)
Saturday November 3, 2012, 9:20 am
Signed. It looks as if it's a very bad situation there & I do not like it.

Lynne Buckley (0)
Saturday November 3, 2012, 2:59 pm

Lois Jordan (63)
Saturday November 3, 2012, 3:27 pm
Signed & Noted. Much thanks, Iona.

Esther Z (94)
Saturday November 3, 2012, 7:33 pm
Noted and signed.

Tom Edgar (56)
Saturday November 3, 2012, 10:00 pm
My generation's war against Nazism and the police State counts for nothing in W A and the N T when it comes to
Justice, and especially if you are of darker complexion.

Ludger W (71)
Sunday November 4, 2012, 12:05 am

Yvonne Taylor (37)
Sunday November 4, 2012, 5:32 am
signed with these comments- After just coming back from visiting the Aboriginal Islands at the uppermost Australia, I saw first hand how Aborignes were treated in Australia. They are told it is their land, but where is their deed? They are told they have water "rights" but no stweardship so big companies can come destroy the waters and now mining companies will be given rights to ruin the sea beds for profit of gold mining, who cares that it is these peoples source of living. In australia I witnessed never seeing the whites and blacks together in any setting, not on the streets or anywhere else. The Government is on the Islands that supposedly are owned by them and rule there. Aborigine teens have the highest suicide rate in the world. The atrocities these peop;le have encountered in Australia history surpass the Blacks history in the USA even! It seems predjudice there is at it's finest still. If these police are not punished to the full extent of law it is horrible and the world will know that the Australian Government are bigots!

Kathleen R (138)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 10:12 am
signed & noted
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