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    • Mimi
    • 29.03.07 | 10:12 (IST)

    Australians should be ashamed that the life-expectancy, quality of life, and health of their Aboriginals rank among the worst in the world. Aboriginals are free to move anywhere they wish to, but they are also Australia's most socio-economically disadvantaged minority. The Aboriginal population is only 2.4.% of Australia's national population, but Aboriginals comprise 12% of Australia's homeless, and 22% of Australia's prison population. Many Aboriginals move from their remote communities (where poverty and unemployment levels are above 70%) to cities and industrial areas hoping to find work and better living conditions, but in the cities and industrial areas, their average household income is about 40% less than that of non-Aboriginals, and their poverty and unemployment rates are 2.5 times higher. Robbie Thorpe, and other Aboriginal activists as well, say that the genocide of Australia's Aboriginal people is ongoing.

    from the article: Study: Israeli Jews live four years longer than Israeli Arabs
    First published 00:00 28.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 28.03.07
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