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Recorded 16 March 2021

National disgrace: Priscilla Atkins joins The Mission to talk about black deaths in custody

More than 450 Aboriginal people have died in custody since the Royal Commission's final report was published 30 years ago. On average, that’s about one Aboriginal death in custody every three weeks over the past thirty years. In an interview with Priscilla Atkins, co-chair of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (NATSILS) Daniel James asks the question: why does this keep happening?

Priscilla Atkins
Listen to National disgrace: Priscilla Atkins joins The Mission to talk about black deaths in custody13:3916 March 2021