Colonialism, crime and civilisation
In December 1982 Malcolm Smith, an Aboriginal prisoner in Malabar Assessment Unit, Long Bay, Sydney, locked himsell in a toilet cubicle. Half a minute later he drove an artist's paintbrush through his left eye until only the metal sheath and hairs protruded. Although rushed to intensive care, a week later Malcolm Smith died as a result of those injuries. Malcolm had previously mutilated parts of his body. He had tried to gouge out his left eye at least twice before, apparently in...[Show more]
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