Indigenous prisoner who was strip searched had her human rights breached, report finds | ABC News

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A review into an incident at Canberra’s jail where an Indigenous woman was forcibly strip-searched has found that she had her human rights violated.

The 37-year old woman was held down and had her clothes removed, or cut off, during an incident at Canberra’s Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) earlier this year.

She wrote a letter describing the incident, where she said she felt “absolute fear and shame”.

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