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Cameron Doomadgee's mother dies

Extract from Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC Online, on 16 December 2004

The mother of Cameron Doomadgee, the Palm Island man whose death in police custody sparked a riot, has passed away.

She was terminally ill and had been unable to attend her son's funeral on the north Queensland island last week.

Cameron Doomadgee's death in the police watchhouse sparked a riot and public rallies protesting against Aboriginal deaths in custody.

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