Demonising people of colour is no way to make society safer

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Friday 14 February 2014 15.37 AEST

 Demonising people of colour is no way to make society safer

http://gu.com/p/3mmdq/tw via @GuardianAus

By Siv Parker

The alleged gang rape of a western Sydney teenager has been almost entirely framed in terms of race. We have to do better.

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Posted in the Comments section:

‘You need to learn from us, we can write thousands of words on the subject without a single mention of the origin of the attackers-‘

Police reopen two thousand gang rape cases

Amelia Hill and Tony Thompson

The Observer, Sunday 4 April 2004

http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2004/apr/04/ukcrime.ameliahill

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