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Last updated on August 9th, 2017 at 01:01 pm
“That’s the pesky thing about these laws,” wrote David Marr last year. “ … they can be turned against decent white folk.” Dave’s sarcastic take on Victoria’s anti-vilification legislation was slightly misinformed; the “decent white folk” involved in the case to which Marr referred turned out to be decent black folk. In fact, hauling whitey up before any of Australia’s racial vilification shame courts is proving more difficult than anticipated:
An Aboriginal teenager is the first person to be charged under Western Australia’s new racial vilification laws after allegedly calling a 19-year-old a “white slut” …
Speaking to The Australian last night, Ms Blackney said she did not ask for the girl to be charged with racial vilification but it was appropriate such charges had been laid. “I don’t know why they started this racist crap. I wasn’t racist towards them,” Ms Blackney said.
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