Mitchell offered support after vile racist abuse

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The Australian Rugby League Indigenous Council (ARLIC) has released a connection supporting Latrell Mitchell and his household aft it was revealed his spouse had received racist maltreatment connected societal media successful the fallout from the South Sydney star's arguable deed connected Roosters centre Joseph Manu.

Manu had to person country connected his breached face aft Mitchell's brutal tackle, which earned the Rabbitoh a six-week suspension, ending his play prematurely.

Last week Mitchell's partner, Brielle Mercy, shared immoderate of the vile racist maltreatment she has received connected her Instagram relationship pursuing the incidental successful the Roosters v Rabbitohs game.

Latrell Mitchell and Joseph Manu (inset) (Getty/Instagram)

That prompted the ARLIC to merchandise a connection supporting Mitchell and his household and urged his enactment successful Indigenous communities beryllium celebrated.

"The ARLIC stands powerfully beside immoderate subordinate oregon household subordinate who is targeted by racist abuse," the connection read.

"Latrell Mitchell's lasting arsenic an Indigenous rugby league subordinate is incredibly important and the enactment helium carries retired to amended and empower Indigenous communities is vital.

"That enactment should beryllium celebrated - not marque him and his household a people for abuse.

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"We volition proceed to enactment Latrell, different players and their families who telephone retired abuse, and condemn each forms of racism."

Mitchell went to the constabulary successful the past erstwhile helium has copped racist attacks online, and South Sydney told The Sydney Morning Herald earlier this week that they would enactment his household successful reporting online maltreatment to the police.

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