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Iraqi national in 'serious condition' after WA detention centre self harm attempt

Iraqi national in 'serious condition' after WA detention centre self harm attempt

Inmates started rioting and units were set on fire at a West Australian detention centre on Sunday night after a man was rushed to hospital with critical self-harm injuries.

  • by Hannah Barry & Phil Hickey

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'Gross claims of torture': WA MP calls for Amnesty apology on Banksia Hill
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'Gross claims of torture': WA MP calls for Amnesty apology on Banksia Hill

Fran Logan said a social media campaign airing allegations of mistreatment of offenders at the state’s only juvenile detention facility was “disgraceful”.

  • by Kate Hedley
Boy abused, mistreated in adult jail as part of Andrews government crackdown
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Boy abused, mistreated in adult jail as part of Andrews government crackdown

Josh, a youth offender, says he was put in what he calls a 'hot box' and was threatened with dogs in the adult prison he should never have been sent to.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
WA kids losing out on education in custody
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WA kids losing out on education in custody

"There are too many young people in the one place."