Monday, May 25, 2009
NEVER AGAIN! NO MORE DEATHS IN CUSTODY! PUBLIC PROTEST RALLY Sat 20th June @ 12:00pm Forrest Chase, Perth.
WA Coroner Alistair Hope's findings into the death in custody of respected Warburton Elder who died of heatstroke in horrific circumstances after being transported 380km in the back of a van in 42 degree heat with a pie, less than 600ml of water and no working air-conditioning will be made public on 12 June 2009. Please circulate this email NOW to your families, friends, work mates, organisations.... everyone.
"NO MORE DEATHS IN CUSTODY!!"
WHEN: Saturday 20th June 2009
WHERE: Forrest Chase, Perth
TIME: 12 Noon - 2pm
SPEAKERS: ‘To be announced’
"The justice system in WA is Broken. It needs to be fixed."
Join the public rally to protest Mr. Ward's death, and;
· Demand the State Government guarantee that people will be safe in custody,
· Take immediate action to reduce Indigenous imprisonment rates in WA which are the highest of any developed country and
· Do something real and substantial NOW to tackle racism in the WA Justice System.
Contacts: Marc Newhouse 0415-074-602 or
Craig Collins on 0428-810-445 / 9444-1930
Our website with all DICWC actions, information and ways to get involved will be on line soon!
THE DEATHS IN CUSTODY WATCH COMMITTEE WA INC
P. O Box 8196
Perth Business Centre
Donations to the 'Ward Campaign' can be made via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to National Australia Bank Account BSB: 086082 Account Number: 454941411 OR by cheque made out to 'DICWC Ward Campaign'.
Donors can identify themselves or remain anonymous. Please remember to send a copy of your deposit transaction so we can send you a reciept.