Sudes Claim Racism in Rocky

Accusations of racism in Queensland city of Rockhampton

ABC AM | Charlotte Glennie | November 10, 2009

A group of young Sudanese refugees in the central Queensland city of Rockhampton say they’re being victimised because of their race.

The men aged in their twenties say since moving to the city for work they’ve been banned from a shop, a bar and a nightclub.

They say the bans were imposed as a result of trouble caused by one or two of their fellow countrymen which had nothing to do with them.

But the businesses involved stand by their actions and deny they’ve been racist. [more …]

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Updated: 10 November 2009 — 06:11