Hollow promises: an enduring tragedy

By Mark Baker
May 24 2013 - 5:00pm
Australia suffers from the chronic abuse of indigenous Australians it chooses to keep in the care of its prisons.

John Pat and Kwementyaye Briscoe lived and died 2000 kilometres and three decades apart, but the two young Aboriginal men share a terrible bond: the fate of each has become a shameful landmark in the continuing chronic abuse of indigenous Australians in the nation's police cells and prisons.

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