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Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Another rapid rise in Australia's prison population

Another rapid rise in Australia's prison population
- The incarceration rate grew from 187.2 prisoners for every 100,000 Australian adults in 2014 to 216.2 in the third quarter of 2017—a rise of more than 15 percent. The most oppressed section of the working class, the Aboriginal population, has been hit hardest, with indigenous incarceration rates at an ...