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Mar 17, 2022 • 18m 25s

Understanding the Zachary Rolfe verdict

In November 2019, 19-year-old Walpiri man Kumanjayi Walker was killed by Northern Territory police constable Zachary Rolfe. Rolfe was charged with murder - and the trial has been playing out in the Darwin Supreme Court. Today, Anna Krien on the acquittal of Zachary Rolfe, and what this case reveals about the state of policing in Australia.

Apr 23, 2021 • 19m 12s

Will this verdict change the US?

Over the last three weeks the world watched and waited as one of the most significant trials in recent history took place. And on Wednesday George Floyd’s murderer was found guilty. Today, Mary McGuire on the trial of Derek Chauvin, the verdict, and the future of the movement against police violence.

Apr 7, 2021 • 15m 38s

The plan to lock up more Indigenous children

In 2015 the Northern Territory government announced a Royal Commission into Youth Detention, but six years on almost every single young person in prison in the NT is Indigenous. Now, the NT government has announced new laws that could see even more young Indigenous people locked up.

Today, Sophie Trevitt, on why the Northern Territory is undoing the recommendations of the Royal Commission.

Aug 17, 2020 • 16m 16s

Australia’s love of cops

This is a story about Australia’s psyche and the way our connection to policing makes us unique. During this pandemic, police have been handed unprecedented new powers, in stark contrast to the response elsewhere in the world. Today, Osman Faruqi on the nexus between police, politicians and the media.

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