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.@latoya_aroha is here, talking about her experience at the #IndigenousPeoplesMarch in DC. She lost her brother Wayne Fella Morrison who died in custody in 2016. The inquest is part-heard. #InvasionDay
Here’s some details about Wayne Fella Morrison’s death. There is some CCTV of how he was handled before being put into a transport van, where he died. A warning: it is confronting. theguardian.com/australia-news… #DeathsInside
Latoya says she protests every year, “and I am fucking sick of it. Because every year I keep crying, and every year people keep dying.”

She says we need to centre healing in the debate. “Me being here today, this is part of my healing.” #InvasionDay
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I’m really excited to finally be able to share something we have been working on for a really long time. We read every available coronial file on an Indigenous death in custody and converted them into this searchable database. #DeathsInside theguardian.com/australia-news…
We checked each case against a number of data points, including average coronial delay, whether all relevant procedures were followed, and whether the person required additional medical care which was not given. #DeathsInside
According to our analysis, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who died in custody were twice as likely to have required additional medical care that was not provided - 32% to 15% of non-Indigenous deaths in custody. #DeathsInside
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