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Australia: Outrage after juvenile abuse in detention centers is exposed

Boy huddles against the wall of his room as two men approach him

Rallies have been taking place in cities across Australia following allegations that boys in juvenile detention centers – many of whom are aboriginal children – were abused.

Protesters gathered to express their shock at TV footage that appears to show children being mistreated.


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Sydney Chesterfield

Poet, Playwright, Philosopher, Humanitarian, mad lover of children and unflinching fighter for equality on all grounds viz. Women's rights, child rights, sine die.

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