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The Story Behind the Australian Riots

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The Story Behind the Australian Riots

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The Story Behind the Australian Riots

The Story Behind the Australian Riots

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Authorities move to crack down on rioters after two days of racial unrest in Sydney's beachside suburbs. Meanwhile, people of Middle-Eastern descent were allegedly assaulted by whites in two other cities amid concerns the violence could spread. A reporter with the Australian Broadcast Company provides an overall picture of the country's cultural landscape.

Guest:

Christi Head, reporter with the Australian Broadcast Company