Amnesty UK accused of ‘spreading false information’ about Northern Territory Covid outbreak

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 22:46:52 GMT 4

Amnesty UK accused of ‘spreading false information’ about Northern Territory Covid outbreak


NT Aboriginal health organisation and Amnesty’s Australian arm ‘extremely disappointed’ by UK office’s statement

Amnesty UK has been accused of “spreading false information” about the Northern Territory’s Covid outbreak in an extraordinary joint statement from the territory’s peak Aboriginal health organisation and Amnesty’s own Australian operation.

Disinformation about the Covid outbreak in Aboriginal communities near Katherine, spread by third parties online, was on Thursday described by the NT chief minister as “conspiracy theories” pushed by “tinfoil hat wearing tossers”.

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