David Dungay Jr’s family take their fight for justice to the United Nations


David Dungay Jr’s name has become a frequent rallying cry at Black Lives Matter protests across Australia. Now the family of the Dunghutti man, who died in custody in 2015, is teaming up with the barrister Geoffrey Robertson QC to take their case to the UN human rights commission, arguing Australia has breached its international human rights obligations.

Indigenous affairs editor Lorena Allam explains the legal reasoning behind the case and what it could mean for the Dungay family and all families affected by a death in custody


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