Watch houses are facilities, often attached to police stations, where arrested people are temporarily detained. Those kept in the maximum-security watch house in Brisbane, the state capital, have been charged with serious crimes such as murder and armed robbery, as well as minor infringements, including public drunkenness. This outrage came to public prominence earlier this year, after a three-year investigation by Amnesty International.
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