Prisons are a place of crime not rehabilitation - Workman

Me whakatū Pakirēhua Motuhake mo ngā ture o Aotearoa e hāngai ana ki te hunga mauhere. Koinei tā te pū mātauranga tā Kim Workman i āna tūtohutanga ki te nohonga a Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi e ruku atu  ana ki te tokomaha o te hunga Māori kei rō whareherehere. Kei a Ripeka Timutimu ngā kōrero.

E hiahia ana a Kim Workman kia panonitia ai nga ture taihara a te kāwanatanga.

“I called for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into the criminal justice system and more specifically suggested an inquiry into structural discrimination and racism in the system.”

Nā te mātanga mātauranga ngā taunakitanga i whakatakoto ki te whakawātanga mō WAI 2540. E korero ana te kereme rā mo te aro kore a te karauna ki te hunga mauhere Māori.

“The most important thing is that nobody wants to talk about the issues the government has kept silent on those issues since around 2005.”

E ai ki a Workman me āta wānanga te Kāwanatanga tēnei kaupapa kore hua nō ngā tau toru tekau kua hori.

“We have to understand what the evidence tells us worldwide, that prisons are a place of crime not rehabilitation.”

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