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The Cat Empire's Felix Riebl records powerful song about Ms Dhu and deaths in custody | NITV

11.1.17

The Cat Empire's Felix Riebl records powerful song about Ms Dhu and deaths in custody | NITV: The song called 'Ms Dhu', was produced by The Cat Empire vocalist Felix Riebl in conjunction with the Marliya singers from the Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir.


Ms Dhu, whose first name is not used for cultural reasons, died two days after being locked up at South Hedland Police Station in August 2014 for unpaid fines totalling $3622.
Riebl said he was travelling with the Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir through the Pilbara region when he heard of Ms Dhu's story and was moved to write the song.


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