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Zinzi Eka-Naphtali has been a volunteer with 4WardEver UK since 2007/2008. She assists with researching information and submitting them for inclusion on the website, and manages other on-line resources developed by 4WardEver and its associate organisations. 4WardEver UK was launched in 2006 by Tippa Naphtali the cousin of Mikey Powell, who died in the custody of West Midlands police, Birmingham, UK in September 2003.

Parliament debate on black deaths in custody to take place

Parliament debate on black deaths in custody to take place

INQUEST’s casework has shown that a disproportionate number of those who die in all forms of detention or following contact with the police following the use of force or serious…

Former nurse appointed new Birmingham coroner

Former nurse appointed new Birmingham coroner

A former nurse has been appointed as the new senior coroner for Birmingham and Solihull. Louise Hunt will take up the £115,000-a-year post on November 4 and will become the…

Mark Duggan: Ballistics never considered police planted gun

Mark Duggan: Ballistics never considered police planted gun

Jurors at the inquest into Mark Duggan's death have heard that a forensics expert was not instructed to consider the possibility that police planted a gun after shooting dead the…

Vigil for Luton man who died in police custody

Vigil for Luton man who died in police custody

More than a 100 people gathered outside Luton Police station in Buxton Road to pay tribute to Leon Briggs who died in police custody on November 4. The 38-year-old Luton…

Police body cameras – not the panacea they are claimed to be

Police body cameras – not the panacea they are claimed to be

A number of police forces have recently announced that they hold large scale trials of body worn video cameras for all officers on patrol. These cameras will be attached to…

Is anti-fascism being criminalised?

Is anti-fascism being criminalised?

An activist comments on the implications of recent arrests of anti-fascists at demonstrations opposing the English Defence League and the British National Party. In the space of just over three…

Update: IPCC investigation into Luton custody death

Update: IPCC investigation into Luton custody death

On Monday 4 November, Bedfordshire Police officers attended the junction of Marsh Road and Willow Way. Mr Briggs was restrained and taken to Luton police station. The IPCC has been…

IPCC launches criminal inquiry after death in custody

IPCC launches criminal inquiry after death in custody

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has launched a criminal investigation following a 39-year-old man from Luton dying in police custody this week. Police were called to the Marsh Farm…