TJ Hickey - Eight Years On - Rally

TJ Hickey: Eight Years On - Still No Justice Rally

Sydney - Tuesday February 14th 2012 am 10:30am

Go to the fence line where TJ was impaled, Cnr George & Phillips St, Waterloo - March to The Block

Enquires: Ray Jackson 0450 651 063, Raul Bassi 0403 037 376
or isja01@internode.on.net

Organized by: Indigenous Social Justice Association (ISJA), Aboriginal Leaders from Sydney and Australia, and community organizations.

Supported by: Unions, Latin America Social Forum, STICS, Socialist Alliance and Socialist Alternative

pdf TJ Hickey: Not Quite Suffered Enough National Indigenous Times (1965k) pdf file

 TJ Hickey Death - Explained by Ray Jackson Video

pdf TJ Hickey Article by Emma Purdy National Indigenous Times (2105k) pdf file

Article - This site  Are mere fines an appropriate penalty for negligence so gross it's inhumane? Page - This site

Article - This site  Was Terrance bashed to death by Alice Springs police? Page - This site

 'The Tall Man' - Trailer Cameron Doomadgee was found dead in the Palm Island police station

pdf Coroner's Report - Mr Ward's Death National Indigenous Times (2341k) pdf file

  • Death in custody of Terrance Briscoe, Alice Spring (5 January 2012)
  • 4th anniversary of the death of Mr Ward (27 January)
  • 5th anniversary of Queensland Police officer, Chris Hurley, being forced to front the Supreme Court charged with manslaughter and assault (5 February)
  • 8th anniversary of the death of TJ Hickey (14 February)

Stop Aboriginal deaths in custody - implement all 339 recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

End privatisation of custodial services - cancel all contracts with G4S, SERCO and other profiteers from incarceration

Hold the police to account - end the practice of police investigating police. For an independent enquiry into the death of Terrance Briscoe. Establish elected community based review boards with the full legal and legislative powers to investigate, discipline and charge police, prison and custodial health officers found to be involved in a death in custody, negligence or lack of duty of care

End the harassment of deaths in custody families. Provide funding for families who have lost a loved one in custody to meet to allow their collective demands to be formulated, including suitable and adequate compensation. Use the $590,000 in fine money to establish a trust to honour the memory of Mr Ward. Erect a plaque at the fence line to remember TJ and publicise that his death was caused by a police chase.

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