People from across the Northern Rivers will gathering in central Lismore this evening (November 13) to stand in solidarity with the Northern Territory community of Yuendumu, following the shooting death of a Warlpiri teenager by police.
Kumanjayi Walker, 19, was shot by police on Saturday night in the central dessert community, which lies four-and-a-half hours north-west of Alice Springs.
The elders of the community are calling for NT Police to leave their community.
“We are all sad here in Yuendumu today,’ Warlpiri elder Ned Hargraves said.
‘We have lost a beautiful young fella. We want justice.’
The rally will take place at At 5:30pm on Wednesday the 13th November at 115 Molesworth St Lismore.
Organisers will have a large banner and encourage locals to bring their own banners and signs