Family Mourns Indigenous Woman Who Died In Police Custody

“My niece’s life is worth more than $1000 in fines.”

One year ago Julieka Dhu, 22, died in police custody at South Hedland station in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. Dhu was locked up over $1000 dollars in unpaid fines.

Kids go to jail for food and sleep

Children as young as 10 are escalating their offending so they can be put behind bars where they can get a “good feed” and a safe night’s sleep, according to the State’s top judge.

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