An Easter Reflection

Thoughts on the Death and Life of a young Warlpiri Man
by Allan Behm

A nation can only be as secure as its citizens. The death of a young Warlpiri man in the Northern Territory in 2019, and the recent trial of a police officer who, in the performance of his duties, shot and killed the young Warlpiri man is yet another affront to Australia’s First Peoples. It should encourage governments and citizens alike to reflect on the high levels of insecurity that surround Australia’s First Peoples and other disadvantaged communities.

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