So what are the international implications of recognising colonial-era massacres, and could similar cases be lodged on behalf of Australian Aboriginal victims of colonial violence?
Andi Monji is among Indonesian victims compensated for killings, torture and rapes committed by Dutch forces.
June Oscar, Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, agreed.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar says Australia must stop ongoing violations against Indigenous people.
An estimated 17,664 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were in out-of-home care in 2017, compared with 9,070 a decade prior.