Australia: Aboriginal man dies in Casuarina Prison as hundreds rally around WA to protest deaths in custody

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Protesters gather at Western Australia parliament in Perth. Protesters gather at Western Australia parliament in Perth.

by Powell, ABC News, Oct 23, 2014

A 31-year-old Aboriginal man has died in a Perth prison, as hundreds rally around the state to protest Aboriginal deaths in custody.

It is the second death in custody in WA in three months.

Protesters rallied in Perth, South Hedland and Geraldton to demand answers over the death of a 22-year-old Aboriginal woman in police custody in August.

Ms Dhu, 22, died after being locked up in the South Hedland Police Station over unpaid fines.

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