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Hawthorn racism review to allege that former coaches separated First Nations players from families and demanded a pregnancy termination

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The Australian Football League is investigating claims of racism at Hawthorn Football Club. Indigenous players say they were racially abused by a head coach between 2005-21. The AFL is finalizing a process to investigate the allegations. An external panel of four independent, appropriately qualified people will conduct a separate investigation for the AFL.
Hawthorn racism review to allege that former coaches separated First Nations players from families and demanded a pregnancy termination
12 days ago·Mulgrave, Australia

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AFL investigating treatment of past Indigenous players

The Australian Football League [AFL] said it is investigating "extremely serious" allegations about the treatment of Indigenous former players at 13-times champions Hawthorn.

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