More RLC in the Media

RLC in the Media: Asylum Seekers and Police Powers
19 October 2020 Marisa Sposaro speaks to Samantha Lee, Police Accountability Solicitor at Redfern Legal Centre, for Doin Time on 3cr Radio. 
RLC Media Release: COVID-19 laws should not prevent the public’s right to protest
16 October 2020 Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) believes the rough handling of protesters and observers by NSW Police at a University of Sydney protest yesterday was unnecessary, potentially unlawful and an incorrect use of the COVID-19  public health laws.
RLC Media Release: COVID-19 laws should not prevent the public’s right to protest
15 October 2020 Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) believes the rough handling of protesters and observers by NSW Police at a University of Sydney protest yesterday was unnecessary, potentially unlawful and an incorrect use of the COVID-19  public health laws.
RLC in the Media: Head of Sydney Law School condemns 'hard' policing of student protests
15 October 2020 The head of the University of Sydney's law school says the hard policing of student protests on campuses is out of step with community standards, and he has immediate concern for the welfare of staff and students on the receiving end. Natassia...
RLC in the Media: $89M in civil claims against NSW Police revealed
14 October 2020 Nearly $90 million of taxpayer money has been paid out by NSW Police in hundreds of civil claims alleging police brutality, unlawful searches and illegal arrests over the last four financial years, NewsLocal reveals. Jake...
RLC in the Media: Supporting Sydney’s international students through the Covid pandemic
9 October 2020 RLC's international student solicitor Sean Stimson reflects on key issues affecting international students during COVID-19. Insiders Guide reports for City of Sydney
'This needs to be a priority': Push for more Aboriginal housing in inner Sydney
8 October 2020 Community groups are mounting a combined push for more social and affordable housing for Aboriginal people in inner Sydney, as a wave of development and rise in property prices scatter the area's once-thriving population. Megan Gorrey reports for...
RLC in the Media: Over-Policing in Western Sydney during COVID-19
2 October 2020 A freedom of information investigation conducted by the Sun Herald in September found that Western Sydney suburbs like Mount Druitt and Liverpool, which were at the top of the list - prompting concerns about the over-policing of minorities in those...
RLC in the Media: The suburbs and towns that copped the most pandemic fines
27 September 2020 Young men from poor suburbs and towns with high Aboriginal or immigrant populations were more likely to be fined for breaking the lockdown rules designed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Caitlin Fitzsimmons and Nigel Gladstone report for the Sun...
RLC in the Media: Data reveals Indigenous people in regional NSW targeted by police strip searches
17 September 2020 New data reveals Indigenous people in NSW regional communities are excessively targeted with “invasive” police strip searches. Mikele Syron reports for NITV News