People with disabilities in the criminal justice system feel like they exist in a “black hole” after an international torture prevention body cancelled a visit to Australia.
“We’re locking them up and throwing away the key … their behaviour is misinterpreted as wilful defiance or criminal intention but it’s often just the product of their disability.”Read full story... (off-site)
- Justice, violence, Abuse and Neglect
- Elizabeth Wright and Celina Edmonds
- Date published:
- Fri 10th Mar, 2023