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  1. Australian territory stops use of hoods, restraints on youth detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Reuters

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  2. Hooded teen speaks as Australia juvenile abuse anger mountsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    A teenage boy shown hooded and shackled in images from a juvenile detention centre that shocked Australia has apologised for his crimes as anger mounted over the scandal Wednesday. This frame grab from Australian Broadcasting Corporation allegedly shows a teenage boy hooded and strapped into a chair at a youth detention centre in the Northern Territory city of Darwin The treatment of Dylan Voller has become the focus of outrage after graphic evidence was broadcast of prison guards assaulting mostly indigenous boys in the Northern Territory, including stripping them naked and using tear gas.

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  3. Explainer: juvenile detention state by stateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    Distressing footage from Darwin's Don Dale juvenile youth detention centre has cast scrutiny on to the nation's juvenile justice system, and what force can be used against vulnerable young people. Fairfax Media approached each state and territory, and none used the mechanical restraint chairs and tear gas deployed by Northern Territory officials in the Four Corners report.

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  4. Australia: Abused teen speaks out after outrage over detention center videoRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    The teenage boy whose treatment sparked outrage over widespread abuse at juvenile detention centers in northern Australia, has spoken out for the first time. "I would just like to thank the whole Australian community for the support you have showed," wrote 18-year-old Dylan Voller, in a letter released by his lawyer.

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  5. The Scourge of Youth DetentionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    What we're changing is a culture in an organisation within the youth detention system and I think we've come a long way in that time. It was an image that would not have been out of place in the sickly procession of pictures that came out of Abu Ghraib and GuantA namo Bay during the ill-fated and misnamed war on terror.

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  6. We must demand to know what is happening on our behalf, here and in Nauru and Manus IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    On Monday night Australia learned something which came as zero shock to anyone familiar with the Northern Territory justice system and a mighty dose of horrifying reality to everyone else, when Four Corners revealed the brutal treatment meted out to children - predominantly indigenous kids - in juvenile detention . Much has been said on the subject - this very paper had a passionately scathing editorial - and it'll be interesting to if Nigel Scullion gets to keep his gig as Indigenous Affairs Minister after shrugging off accusations that a competent minister would have been at least aware of what was going on by explaining that the matter hadn't "piqued his interest" .

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  7. Australia: Children Stripped, Assaulted and Tear-Gassed at Detention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for a national investigation into allegations of abuse and torture at a juvenile detention center. The allegations, which appeared on Australian Broadcasting Corp.'s "Four Corners" investigative program, showed children as young as 10 being stripped naked, assaulted, tear-gassed and kept in solitary confinement.

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  8. Grattan / Evidence of NT detention centre abuse was there for all to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    IT is surely extraordinary it took a Four Corners program, excellent as it was, to force the attention of Northern Territory and federal politicians on to the scandal of the NT detention system when most of the evidence had been before their eyes for a long time. The tear-gassing, "hooding" with "spit masks", holding of juveniles in solitary confinement and a lot else about events at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in August 2014 were set out in a report to the NT government in August 2015 .

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  9. New juvenile detention abuse videos shock Australia's publicRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Youth detention centers in the Northern Territory, where the vast majority of juvenile detainees are Aboriginal, have been plagued by scandal for years. In this July 10, 2016, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at the government offices in Sydney.

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  10. Heartfelt note from boy at centre of prison abuse scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    An image from the Four Corners programme showing a teenage boy strapped to a mechanical chair in an Alice Springs prison. Dylan Voller, the boy strapped to a restraining chair and with the hood placed over his head inside a Northern Territory detention centre, has penned a letter thanking his supporters for "getting the truth out there".

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  11. Oz children prison abuse sparks inquiryRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Standard

    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has ordered an inquiry into the treatment of children in detention after the airing of video showing prison guards teargassing teenage inmates and strapping a half-naked, hooded boy to a chair.The Australian Broadcasting Corporation aired CCTV footage of inmates in a Northern Territory juvenile detention center also being stripped naked, thrown by the nec... Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has ordered an inquiry into the treatment of children in detention after the airing of video showing prison guards teargassing teenage inmates and strapping a half-naked, hooded boy to a chair.

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  12. Australia PM launches inquiry into abuse of Aboriginal teens at detention centreRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Australia's prime minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention centre after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed, stripped naked and shackled to a chair. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would launch a Royal Commission - Australia's highest form of inquiry - and suggested that there had been an institutional coverup of the scandal.

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  13. Shocking footage shows Australian guards beating teen before...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Undercover images show a 17-year-old boy tied to a chair by the wrists, ankles and shoulders where prison guards left him for two hours. Stomach-churning videos have emerged showing a boy of 17 tied to a "restraint chair" with a "spit hood" over his head.

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  14. Video of alleged abuse of Aboriginal teens at Australian prison prompts investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Australia's prime minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention centre after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed, stripped naked and shackled to a chair. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would launch a Royal Commission - Australia's highest form of inquiry - and suggested that there had been an institutional coverup of the scandal.

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  15. NT justice system: We cannot stand by and let such atrocity flourishRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Age

    Watching ABC's Four Corners I felt like an animal. In her opening, presenter Sarah Ferguson said we could not look away.

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  16. Children in detention abuses stem from Northern Territory government dysfunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Age

    One of the odder traits of Australian national life is that whenever the spotlight falls on the plight of indigenous Australians mired in the criminal justice system - and it occurs frequently because of their over representation - our political leaders respond in tones of shock and outrage. The latest politician to have the scales fall from his eyes is Malcolm Turnbull, who after viewing disturbing footage on the ABC's Four Corners program on Monday of torture and abuse at Darwin's Don Dale youth detention centre, announced a royal commission into the territory's corrections system.

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  17. Australia Launches Probe Into Treatment of Aboriginal JuvenilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Voice of America

    This frame grab from Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Four Corners program broadcast in Australia on July 25, 2016, and released on July 26, 2016, allegedly shows a teenage boy hooded and strapped into a chair at a youth detention center in the Northern Territory city of Darwin. Turnbull said he was "shocked and appalled" at the images from ABC's Four Corners current affairs program aired Monday, featuring a youth detention center in the Northern Territory in 2014 and 2015.

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  18. Australian prime minister orders inquiry into abuse of teenage inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    This frame grab from Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Four Corners program broadcast in Australia on July 25, 2016 and released on July 26, 2016 shows a teenage boy sitting in a cell at a youth detention centre in the Northern Territory city of Darwin. Photo - AFP/Australian Broadcasting Corp's Four Corners This frame grab from Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Four Corners program broadcast in Australia on July 25, 2016 and released on July 26, 2016 shows a teenage boy sitting in a cell at a youth detention centre in the Northern Territory city of Darwin.

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  19. Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuseRead the original story

    Yesterday | KDWN

    Australia's prime minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention center after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed, stripped naked and shackled to a chair. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would launch a Royal Commission - Australia's highest form of inquiry - and suggested that there had been an institutional cover-up of the scandal.

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  20. Abuse of detained Australian children revealed in shocking footageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ITV

    Shocking footage of children in custody being teargassed, carried by the neck and shackled half-naked to a chair while hooded has emerged in Australia. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has ordered an inquiry into the treatment of children in detention following the broadcast of CCTV footage of the abuse of six Aboriginal boys.

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