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Saturday 4:15pm

PANEL: No Justice, No Peace: the fight to stop Black Deaths in Custody

Resisting racism and fascism
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Paul Silva is a Dunghutti Man from the mid-north coast of NSW and the nephew of David Dungay (Jnr). In 2015 David was murdered by corrections officers in his Long Bail jail cell for eating a tim-tam. Paul has been on the front line fighting for his Uncle since 2015.

Gavin Stanbrook is an Aboriginal Activist from Gumbaynggirr country from the Coffs Coast. Gavin became politically active in protests for Aboriginal rights and justice, particularly the campaign to save “the Block”, one of the last remaining urban inner-city Aboriginal Communities facing gentrification. He is an activist in the National Tertiary Education Union.

Listen for more info on the case of David Dungay Jnr here:

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/audio/2018/jul/16/breathless-episode-2-the-death-in-custody-of-david-dungay-jr-podcast

Readings

https://www.justiceaction.org.au/prisons/prison-issues/221-deaths-in-custody/980-death-of-david-dungay-jr

https://redflag.org.au/article/%E2%80%98they%E2%80%99re-still-killing-us%E2%80%99-black-deaths-custody

https://redflag.org.au/node/6532

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