Lex Wotton #DeathsinCustodyWAForum

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Raised by 18 people in 10 months
Loretta Woolston  Southport, AU
Lex Wotton supports all ‪#‎BlackLivesMatter and Death in Custody ‬ state and territories events .

In 2016 Lex continued to fight for justice for his own community of Palm Island and the greater Indigenous community of Australia. Recognised at the annual National Indigenous Human Rights Awards - Lex won  the Anthony Mundine Award for Courage
http://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/video/702784067823

Since the 2004 Death in Custody of Mulrunji on Palm Island along with Lex's own incarceration and controversial gag order, Lex true to his beliefs has continued to stand up for human rights and highlight the systemic institutional racism recognised by the United Nations.
https://en.wikipedia.org/…/2004_Palm_Island_death_in_custody
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trial_of_Lex_Wotton
https://www.rt.com/news/350270-un-institutional-racism-us-killings/

Follow Lex,  his team as they work to improve equity in the justice systems;

2016

- petition for ‪#‎thepeoplesSUMMITQLD‬ - transform QLD's criminal justice system
https://www.change.org/p/mr-lawerence-springborg-thepeoples

- being considered for a position on the QLD newly reinstated Penalty and Sentencing board
https://www.timebase.com.au/news/2016/AT211-article.html

- represented E Petition 2512-15, calling for the appointment of a 2nd QLD Police Commissioner who must be of Indigenous heritage.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEn2j7M1zjY

- finalised 2015 class action court case - awaiting decision
http://www.abc.net.au/…/2014-06-24/trio-launch-class-action-over-palm-island-death-in-custody/5545526

- running for local Palm Island council elections

#‎teamLEX‬ thanks everyone for supporting Lex Wotton and his important Human Rights work. Supporting his gofund.me/22a4sdas enables him to meet costs of travel/accommodation/loss of wages whilst giving to others.

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Update 5
Posted by Loretta Woolston
8 months ago
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PLEASE Help and Share Widely to try Help and get Well Respected "Black Deaths In Custody Advocate" Lex Wotton over to Perth for a Black Deaths In Custody Forum on the 3rd of August and also for the 2nd Dhu Anniversary on the 4th of August.

You're Invaluable Help and Support Will Be Massively Appreciated as well as Highly Beneficial to the Entire "Deaths In Custody" Issue/Cause.

"In Unity and Solidarity"
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Update 4
Posted by Loretta Woolston
8 months ago
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One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.

Martin Luther King, Jr. https://www.africa.upenn.edu/Articles…/Letter_Birmingham.htm

#blacklivesmatter
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Update 3
Posted by Loretta Woolston
8 months ago
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Living Black visits Palm Island in north Queensland ahead of the 10-year anniversary of the death in custody that sparked riots in the community.
#blacklivesmatter
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Update 2
Posted by Loretta Woolston
8 months ago
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Lex Wotton One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
Martin Luther King, Jr. https://www.africa.upenn.edu/Articles…/Letter_Birmingham.htm

As a self funded activist Lex relies on the good will of others to support his gofund.me/22a4sdas to enable him to meet costs of travel/accommodation/loss of wages so he can continue to give to others with his support and experiences - ‪#‎teamLEX‬ thanks everyone for supporting Lex Wotton and his Human Rights work.
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0432 292 467
#21stcenturypolicing #blacklivesmatter
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Raised by 18 people in 10 months
Created May 3, 2016
Loretta Woolston  
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Ebony Zebedee
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I was made aware of this campaign on facebook and used a visa gift card to donate. Will donate again in the future when i have more funds.

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Stay strong Lex

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