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A Palm Island man was berated and warned he could face “more trouble than he could deal with” after telling a police officer to talk respectfully to a woman after riots 11 years ago.

Retired journalist Tony Koch told a Federal Court trial the woman had been screaming about the island’s only store being closed and needing food for children after violence sparked by the death of local man Mulrunji Doomadgee.

See full story: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/09/28/journalist-tells-palm-island-aftermath