These investigations have all reported the physical and emotional abuse, bullying, humiliation of patients by staff, and an excessive use of restrictive and coercive practices such as restraint and seclusion.
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INQUEST would like to share some exciting news about their 40th anniversary project: Unlocking the Truth for 40 Years. A unique heritage project about INQUEST’s work, lobbying and history.
25 years ago, Ricky Reel was on a night out with friends in London. Seven days later his body was found in the River Thames. His mother has always maintained her son was killed in a racist attack.
The families of two men who died in police custody have delivered a letter to the First Minister’s residence in Edinburgh, as they requested a meeting with her and the Justice Secretary.
It was a perfect weather day at the Texas Capitol in Austin Oct. 22, for hundreds who participated in the 23rd Annual Texas March and Rally to Abolish the Death Penalty – against the racist anti-poor punishment.
Three demonstrators have been killed during clashes with Iranian security forces in the town of Mahabad. Unrest has rocked the country since Mahsa Amini died in police custody 40 days ago.
Mumia Abu-Jamal, incarcerated for decades for his actions during the black liberation struggle of the 1970s and 1980s, is petitioning for a new trial after the discovery of fresh evidence.
The deaths of Black and mixed-race people in UK prisons are among the most violent and prevalent. In a new report, INQUEST revealed that 2,220 people died in prison between Jan 2015 and Dec 2021.