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Letter: Child prisoners in Australia

  • The Jakarta Post

| Wed, September 7 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM Nearly one hundred of the world’s most impoverished children are incarcerated, whether on remand or already sentenced, in Australian prisons. The majority of these children are being detained in Western Australian prisons intended for adults.

It has been confirmed to me by various authorities, and by an Indonesian vice consul, that at least 16 of the age-disputed prisoners are in Hakea C...