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Month: December 2013
The College of Policing is reviewing its training to try to prevent more people dying in police custody in England and Wales, the BBC has learned. It will be looking into areas such as how and when people should be restrained and how to deal with those who have mental health problems.
Nelson Mandela’s state funeral is under way at his ancestral home in Qunu, ending a week of commemorations for the anti-apartheid hero. Thousands of people – including foreign dignitaries – are attending the service, which blends state ceremonial with traditional rituals.
Tens of thousands of South Africans have joined dozens of world leaders for the national memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela. The service is being held in front of a vociferous crowd in the FNB stadium in Johannesburg.
A peacemaker is how people described Delbert Tibbs. On November 23, 2013, the death penalty abolition movement lost a beloved family member and friend when Delbert, 74, passed away in his home in Chicago.
A sombre South African President Jacob Zuma announced Mandela’s death in a television address. “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father. Although we knew that this day would come, nothing can diminish our sense of a profound and enduring loss,” Zuma said.