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He said charges against juveniles as young as 12 were only laid as a last resort. "It's not about the value, it's about stopping children from offending," he said.
"When you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or from Afghanistan, they will stop you. If you are attractive and wear a mini-skirt - they won't," Mr Stow said.
Originally posted by Chadwickus
reply to post by stanislas
I don't think it's a matter of refusing to see the real problem, without walking in their shoes people can't relate to the trauma alluded to in the video.
Originally posted by alien
That said - I'll also be real honest here: I don't think that some members/elements of my own race/culture do us any favours.
Originally posted by mopusvindictus
Call me crazy, but I think for petty crimes corporal punishment worked the best, we went crazy in the States when they Caned that kid for Graffiti in Singapore, but I bet that worked 10x better... in regards to him not doing it again...
Originally posted by superdebz
Against a freddo bar? there like 10 freakin p wft you cant charge someone for that its insane
I can appreciate that thought, but what makes the entire thing extremely unfair and "racist" is when an entire group of people is held accountable for the actions of a few.