Stolen generations: children still being removed, say Indigenous protesters

This article explains the history of Australia's Stolen Generations of aboriginal people, and examines the claim that the practice continues through government intervention in the name of child protection.

From The Guardian

On the anniversary of the national apology to the stolen generations, Indigenous protesters said the government-backed removal of children was continuing under the auspices of child protection.

In 2008, then prime minister, Kevin Rudd, apologised on behalf of the federal government for the decades-long systematic removal of Aboriginal children from their families. The practice started in the 1800s and continued until the 1970s.

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