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Black Lives Matter & Aboriginal Deaths In Custody

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posted on Jun, 2 2020 @ 07:44 PM
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Over the last few months we have been bombarded with so much Cov19 propaganda that I suspect many people are becoming brow beaten, many I suspect have just given in to the corporate agenda, and it’s hardly surprising, most of us are only human after all.

Anyway, and with the above in mind, I decided to take a look at the influence that the current US riots and the broad claims of institutional racism are having in Australia, particularly with a view to Aboriginal deaths in custody.

Here are a couple of recent “news” snippets;



“Black Lives Matter” banners and the Aboriginal flag were hoisted during the march, organised by the Australian Communist Party, which was estimated to be at least 500 strong. The demonstration remained peaceful.

I think its cool that the cops aren’t trying to kill us right now, running us over with SUVs or horses,” one man said on Channel 7.


And



“Everywhere we look we see the same struggle of indigenous people and displaced minorities being abused at the hands of law enforcement," he told the ABC.


Bold by me.

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After the protests yesterday in Sydney and all of the talk about racism and Aboriginal deaths in custody I can only ask myself one simple question, is it true? Is it in fact the reality that our police forces as well as our correctional facilities are in fact racist and are specifically targeting aboriginal people? Could it be that we have the same problems that exist in the US?

Fortunately, we have numbers.

Since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody in 1987, the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) has been tasked with recording the data and producing the statistics for all deaths in custody, Aboriginal & Non-Aboriginal.

On the 20th of February 2020 the following report was published.

Deaths in custody in Australia 2017-18
Statistical Report
Laura Doherty & Samantha Bricknell

Link to Report

So then, let’s look at the relevant numbers.

Deaths In Prison Custody;

Aboriginal Deaths in Prison Custody; 0.14 per 100.
Non-Aboriginal Deaths in Prison Custody; 0.18 per 100.



Death rates of Indigenous prisoners have been consistently lower than the death rates of non-Indigenous prisoners since 2003–04


Deaths In Police Custody;

Aboriginal Deaths in Police Custody 1989 - 2018; 167
Non-Aboriginal Deaths in Police Custody 1989 - 2018; 664
Total of all deaths in Police custody 1989 – 2018 are 831.

So what does all that mean? Well clearly there is no level of institutional racism specifically targeting Aboriginal people in the prison system.

The deaths in police custody isn’t so clear cut, however, what we do know is that Aboriginal people are over represented in the prison system, in fact aboriginal people account for 28% of the prison population.

While assumptions are dangerous, in this case I’m going to assume that 28% of police cases are Aboriginal. That would mean Aboriginal deaths in police custody should be somewhere in the vicinity of 232, not 167. Again it would appear that there is no institutional racism, this time by the police against aboriginal people.

Now I’m not going to sit here and pretend that bad things don’t happen, police brutality is real, and bad things do happen at the hands of the police and the prisons, clearly they do and they happen to all types.

But is it NOT racism.

You’re being told that it’s racism when in fact what you see is police brutality, and there is a serious problem with that.

It’s a problem because Aboriginal people are grossly over represented in the prison system in this country and something has to change. But if you continue believing the lie that it’s because of racist police or the like, then the problem is you. You become the problem because your blindness, in believing an apparently racist media, prohibits the opportunity to look seriously for what is broken in our communities and society that creates the real problem(s) that we have.

Your blindness also guarantees something else, and that is that nothing will change.




posted on Jun, 2 2020 @ 07:48 PM
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Why is it always the Communist/Socialist Party , no matter the country ?

edit on 6/2/20 by Gothmog because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 2 2020 @ 09:44 PM
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a reply to: myselfaswell

This goes for all governments/societies through all time:

People need to try harder to be GOOD CITIZENS.

And "authorities" need to learn how to actually respect civil rights instead of spitting on the graves of our ancestors.

The only race that ever mattered in this world is GREEN $$$ GREED.

They violated everyone of every color creed and nationality.

It is institutionalized rights violations against the entire non-GREEN population in every court in every land right now today.

"Racism on MSM" is to distract all of you from the fact you're just as enslaved as Floyd. And even if you are GREEN you know you still aren't safe. You're a slave too, to your own vices.

Tyranny and Tyrants have always been here. The human race is full of tons of #holes and they are psychologically disposed to seek power ruthlessly.

In the end they are all fools.

The whole Floyd TV drama is a hoax for mind control and it worked on millions. Coming right on the heels of the Covid-1984 Brave New World Order mega lies BS???

Yeah #ing right. Straight up false flag all the way.

It's to distract all of you from the fact we're all enslaved. I guarantee it. They're creating a false dichotomy and compartmentalizing your thoughts into different sections via perceived mass trauma and repetition.

This is very standard propaganda.



posted on Jun, 2 2020 @ 09:53 PM
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false dichotomy

So this works like the MSM says "it's either this or that" over and over and over.

But in reality, both those options are poor. And they knowingly hid door 3 4 and 5 so hopefully you won't think of them.

And if they repeat it enough times in your face eventually cognitive dissonance will grow so strong even if I shoved you to door 3 and said LOOK ITS DOOR 3 they wouldn't even get it. They may even get angry.

That's the false dilemma and how it's used to herd all the sheep into two pens. They only have like 7 or 8 major ploys they use repetitively.

Think your way out of the box they got your mind stuck in (the TV box hmmmm??).



posted on Jun, 3 2020 @ 06:03 AM
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a reply to: myselfaswell

In my city, in Northern Ontario, Canada, our first nations people are also the ones that fill our jails.

A lot of these people come from isolated Northern communities that are accessed by bush plane or ice road.
When they come to the "big city" it's overwhelming for them.
Combine that with a severe lack of education, substance abuse and in some cases not even knowing what's right from wrong.
Its a recipe for disaster

Often when a first nation person living on the reservation, starts to become a problem, they can banish him from the area. Then they have no choice but to head to the city.
Often with no place to go.

There are no integration programs for them.
They lived their entire life one way, then forced to try to blend into society.
Well, it doesn't work.

It results in homelessness, crime, further substance abuse, and either jail time or death.

The reserves are given millions, upon millions each year to assist with helping their people.
But more often than not all that money goes into the chiefs or councils pockets.

The majority of these northern reservations have 10-15 people living in 1 or 2 bedroom homes.
With no running or clean water.

Ones that are closer to towns or cities have it a lot better, but when driving through these places it's still quite evident that its a reservation.



posted on Jun, 3 2020 @ 06:18 AM
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a reply to: myselfaswell

I understand that the lives of innocent people matter and that the lives of those taken by police brutality are no less tragic but its like we have collectively forgotten that the same governments who authorise these police departments are the same governments who send their armed forces around the world to commit atrocities in the name of freedom

why is it that its seen fit to riot and rebel over a single man in america , yet not the million killed in illegal wars for resources

have we not been shouting about this globally for a long time ?

its not just about the colour of ones skin its about humanity as a whole under the boot of authoritarianism and state sponsored terror , its about a global system of oppression of the working class by governments and corporate interests

as others have said the race card is just to divide

when we can stand united against our global oppression , as none of us actually want any of this #



posted on Jun, 3 2020 @ 08:03 AM
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originally posted by: Gothmog
Why is it always the Communist/Socialist Party , no matter the country ?


Interesting coincidence across the whole of the western world.



posted on Jun, 3 2020 @ 08:23 AM
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originally posted by: projectvxn

originally posted by: Gothmog
Why is it always the Communist/Socialist Party , no matter the country ?


Interesting coincidence across the whole of the western world.

Around the entire damn planet.



posted on Jun, 3 2020 @ 05:49 PM
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a reply to: Macenroe82

You're story sounds the same as what happens here quite a bit.



posted on Jun, 3 2020 @ 06:17 PM
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Canada as well.

Starlight tours

I betcha it's still happening today and Saskatoon is probably not the only area where this has happened/is happening.



posted on Jun, 4 2020 @ 05:40 AM
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originally posted by: myselfaswell
Over the last few months we have been bombarded with so much Cov19 propaganda that I suspect many people are becoming brow beaten, many I suspect have just given in to the corporate agenda, and it’s hardly surprising, most of us are only human after all.

Anyway, and with the above in mind, I decided to take a look at the influence that the current US riots and the broad claims of institutional racism are having in Australia, particularly with a view to Aboriginal deaths in custody.

Here are a couple of recent “news” snippets;



“Black Lives Matter” banners and the Aboriginal flag were hoisted during the march, organised by the Australian Communist Party, which was estimated to be at least 500 strong. The demonstration remained peaceful.

I think its cool that the cops aren’t trying to kill us right now, running us over with SUVs or horses,” one man said on Channel 7.


And



“Everywhere we look we see the same struggle of indigenous people and displaced minorities being abused at the hands of law enforcement," he told the ABC.


Bold by me.

Link

After the protests yesterday in Sydney and all of the talk about racism and Aboriginal deaths in custody I can only ask myself one simple question, is it true? Is it in fact the reality that our police forces as well as our correctional facilities are in fact racist and are specifically targeting aboriginal people? Could it be that we have the same problems that exist in the US?

Fortunately, we have numbers.

Since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody in 1987, the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) has been tasked with recording the data and producing the statistics for all deaths in custody, Aboriginal & Non-Aboriginal.

On the 20th of February 2020 the following report was published.

Deaths in custody in Australia 2017-18
Statistical Report
Laura Doherty & Samantha Bricknell

Link to Report

So then, let’s look at the relevant numbers.

Deaths In Prison Custody;

Aboriginal Deaths in Prison Custody; 0.14 per 100.
Non-Aboriginal Deaths in Prison Custody; 0.18 per 100.



Death rates of Indigenous prisoners have been consistently lower than the death rates of non-Indigenous prisoners since 2003–04


Deaths In Police Custody;

Aboriginal Deaths in Police Custody 1989 - 2018; 167
Non-Aboriginal Deaths in Police Custody 1989 - 2018; 664
Total of all deaths in Police custody 1989 – 2018 are 831.

So what does all that mean? Well clearly there is no level of institutional racism specifically targeting Aboriginal people in the prison system.

The deaths in police custody isn’t so clear cut, however, what we do know is that Aboriginal people are over represented in the prison system, in fact aboriginal people account for 28% of the prison population.

While assumptions are dangerous, in this case I’m going to assume that 28% of police cases are Aboriginal. That would mean Aboriginal deaths in police custody should be somewhere in the vicinity of 232, not 167. Again it would appear that there is no institutional racism, this time by the police against aboriginal people.

Now I’m not going to sit here and pretend that bad things don’t happen, police brutality is real, and bad things do happen at the hands of the police and the prisons, clearly they do and they happen to all types.

But is it NOT racism.

You’re being told that it’s racism when in fact what you see is police brutality, and there is a serious problem with that.

It’s a problem because Aboriginal people are grossly over represented in the prison system in this country and something has to change. But if you continue believing the lie that it’s because of racist police or the like, then the problem is you. You become the problem because your blindness, in believing an apparently racist media, prohibits the opportunity to look seriously for what is broken in our communities and society that creates the real problem(s) that we have.

Your blindness also guarantees something else, and that is that nothing will change.


You just fleshed out the reality of the Aussie version of The Thin Blue Line.





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