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Mistreatment of juveniles in Northern Territory detention could be classed as torture: UN expert

The mistreatment of juvenile detainees in the Northern Territory could amount to torture and is “very worrisome”, a UN expert on torture has said.

Four Corners this week aired footage showing teenagers being tear-gassed, physically assaulted, forcefully stripped naked, shackled and hooded in Territory prisons and youth detention centres between 2010 and 2015…

Source: Mistreatment of juveniles in Northern Territory detention could be classed as torture: UN expert – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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