St Louis police have released a series of surveillance videos that capture the moments before a black teenager was shot in Berkeley, Missouri. Authorities insist the teenager had pointed a handgun at the officer.
Month: December 2014
George Stinney Jr became the youngest person to be executed in the US in the 20th century when he was sent to the electric chair in 1944, but more than 70 years later his conviction has been overturned.
The growing row over British security services’ possible involvement in the CIA torture programme is starting to fill a few column inches. Slowly but surely, parliamentarians are feeling the pressure to investigate it fully.
For technical reasons, from January 2015 we will separate the bulk of our news archives from this website to the archive website. The main 4WardEver UK website will only store the last 2 years of news.
4WardEver UK is supporting and assisting in organising a series of national events to demonstrate unity and solidarity of campaigns fighting against the injustice of police custody deaths in Britain and the United States.
Three private security guards who restrained the Angolan deportee Jimmy Mubenga have been cleared of manslaughter by a jury at the Old Bailey. Jimmy died in October 2010.
Not for the first time, our outrage at American racism goes hand in hand with complacency about Britain’s own history of institutional racism and its manifestations in police violence.
Khadija and her baby daughter are currently being held in the notorious Adiala jail in Pakistan. Khadija is from Birmingham, and was heavily pregnant she was arrested for alleged drug offences in 2012.