Victoria's multicultural commissioner says media 'has hammered' African community
Dr Mimmie Watts says there are ‘pockets of disengaged rascals’ but objects to the term ‘gang’ after Dutton’s attack on judges
Melbourne’s African community has been “hammered” by weeks of political furore over youth crime and claims of “gang” violence are not helping, the Victorian multicultural commissioner says. “Over the last few weeks, it’s just really been hard the way the media has hammered the African community,” Dr Mimmie Watts told a community meeting in Melbourne on Saturday.Watts, herself a migrant from Cameroon, made the comments a day after community leaders met police to discuss a newly announced Afri...
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