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Title Lateline: May 17, 2017
Published Australia : ABC, 2017
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Summary Fears Of 'Catastrophe' For Millions Trapped In Idlib<br />There are warnings that Syria's last rebel stronghold of Idlib is a "catastrophe" waiting to happen, with up to 2 million civilians trapped in the region. Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill travelled to Turkey's border with Syria and filed this report.<br /><br />Open Letter Calls For Royal Commission Into Treatment Of People With Disabilities<br />More than 100 prominent academics have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, calling for a royal commission into violence, abuse and neglect of people with disabilities. It comes as another disturbing story emerges from a group home. An Australian mother has told how her son, who has an intellectual disability, was declared clinically dead three times after being put on a potent cocktail of psychotropic drugs. Alison Branley reports.<br /><br />Interview: Rosemary Kayess, Human Rights Lawyer<br />Rosemary Kayess is one of the signatories to that letter calling for a royal commission. She's a human rights lawyer and senior research fellow at UNSW's Social Policy Research Centre. She spoke to Emma Alberici about the mistreatment some people living in group homes experience.<br /><br />Interview: Vivian Waller, Solicitor<br />Victoria Police are considering whether to charge Cardinal George Pell over historic sexual assault allegations. Cardinal Pell has strenuously denied any wrongdoing. Emma Alberici spoke to solicitor Vivian Waller, whose law firm represents victims of sexual abuse
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2017-05-17 at 22:43:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Drugs -- Toxicology.
Famines -- Social aspects.
People with disabilities -- Abuse of.
People with mental disabilities -- Health and hygiene.
Psychotropic drugs.
Visits of state.
South Sudan.
Form Streaming video
Author Alberici, Emma, host
Angelina, Teny, contributor
Branley, Alison, reporter
Jason, Coulstock, contributor
Julian, Trollor, contributor
Kean-Seng, Lim, contributor
Kylee, Roberts, contributor
Ros, Phillips, contributor
Rosemary, Kayess, contributor