Cut off from community and culture: people with disability caught in indefinite detention hell

A relative of an Aboriginal man with a cognitive disability who has been held in indefinite detention for 15 years has told the Disability Royal Commission he was given “shut up medicine”, held in a restraint chair and given limited access to his community and culture.

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Topics:
Legal, Corrections, Justice System

Author:
Marie McInerneyFebruary

Source:
Croakey

Date published:
Sun 21st Feb, 2021