Australia former PM talks about indigenous abuses

Ten years ago, Kevin Rudd, Australia's then-prime minister, apologised in parliament to generations of Aboriginal children who were forcibly taken from their homes and put in state institutions.

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    The man who apologised to indigenous people in Australia for the mistreatment they suffered for centuries, has been speaking to Al Jazeera.

    Ten years ago, Kevin Rudd, Australia's then-prime minister, apologised in parliament to generations of Aboriginal children who were forcibly taken from their homes and put in state institutions.

    In a special interview, he told Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas that more can still be done to support the indigenous community.


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