FAILED INTERVENTION? March 7, 2012Posted by wmmbb in Human Rights.
There can be arguments for intervention, but whatever the circumstances it has to be done in an ethical and, for this case, culturally sensitive. The human dignity of the people involved should never be compromised.
Allowing that it was meant well, and not simply another example of scapegoating, the Northern Territory Invention would seem on this testimony to have been a substantive failure. Dhalulu Ganambarr-Stubbs speaks on behalf of her people in Northeast Arnhem Land:
- Scrap NT intervention laws: Vinnies’ chief (news.smh.com.au)
- Call to scrap new NT intervention laws (news.com.au)
- NITV Show – Aboriginal Fourm on “Stronger Futures” (socialactions.net)
- Girls at greater risk of suicide since intervention (smh.com.au)
- Indigenous jailing rate to worsen: lawyers (news.theage.com.au)
- Yothu Yindi star’s suicide linked to ‘rivers of grog’ (theage.com.au)
- Aboriginal leaders reject NT intervention (news.smh.com.au)
- Malcolm Fraser, University Report Score Govt’s Aboriginal Intervention Program (ibtimes.com)
- Intervention not perfect, but it’s better than nothing (thepunch.com.au)
- Report claims intervention process a sham (smh.com.au)
- Opposition to NT intervention mounts (news.smh.com.au)
- NT intervention inquiry report delayed (news.theage.com.au)
- Opposition to NT intervention mounts (news.theage.com.au)