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The prison riot sparked by climate change

The prison riot sparked by climate change

Update: 2020-02-241
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A riot caused by the intense summer heat in Alice Springs shows how vulnerable our justice system is to the impacts of extreme weather. Prison reform advocates are calling for change to improve the living conditions inside jails. Stella Maynard on how climate change is impacting the incarcerated. 


Guest: Writer for The Saturday Paper Stella Maynard. For more information on today’s episode, visit 7ampodcast.com.au.


Background reading:
Exclusive: Detainees denied cold water, cooling before NT prison riot in The Saturday Paper
The Saturday Paper
The Monthly

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The prison riot sparked by climate change

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