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A court case in Queensland reveals ethnic tensions

A court case in Queensland reveals ethnic tensions

Updated 3 December 2012, 18:05 AEDT

A man aged 21 remains in custody in Queensland after the matter of the death of a teenager at Logan south of the state capital Brisbane was mentioned in court.

ABC reporter Josh Bavas was in court and says Charles Greene was charged with murder and dangerous driving over the death of 17-year-old Jordan Tukaki.

It's alleged, the teenager was hit by a car when a brawl erupted at a week-end party, he died a short time later in hospital.

There are concerns the violence was sparked by inter-racial tensions, between the Pacific Islander and African communities.

Josh Bavas explained the situation to Bruce Hill.

Presenter: Bruce Hill

Speaker: Josh Bavas, and a woman outside the court, Kaya Talyor


Bruce Hill

Bruce Hill


Bruce is one of the Pacific’s most experienced journalists with nearly 20 years covering the region and has won several international awards.

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