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Mentally ill jailed without conviction, Australia

posted Jun 25, 2012, 9:29 AM by dm gillis
Alice Springs has an acute lack of mental health facilities, so high-needs clients end up in jail. Four men are currently being held in the Alice Springs jail without being convicted of a crime and with no release date because they were deemed "unfit to plead".It is a practice that has been described as tantamount to torture.Read more