A family claim they have been harassed, victimised and targeted by police over the past eight years to the extent that they now fear for the safety of their two grown-up sons.
Month: March 2015
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A judge on Monday dismissed the murder case against an Arizona woman who spent more than 20 years on death row in the 1989 killing of her 4-year-old son.
More than 500 black and ethnic minority individuals have died in suspicious circumstances while in state detention over the past 24 years, but not a single official has been successfully prosecuted, a report has revealed.
For the last three years, Maharashtra recorded the maximum custodial deaths in the country, but not a single chargesheet was filed and, consequently, nobody was punished.
The unprecedented and sad occurrence that swallowed-up Chikurubi Maximum prison on Friday the 13th, cries for policy attention. The prison authorities should take a thorough post-mortem of that incident.
Antonio Zambrano-Montes, was killed after police fired on him 17 times for throwing rocks at passing cars. Zambrano, 35, who reportedly had exhibited erratic behavior in the past, was unarmed.
The Government published its review of the operation of Sections 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983, in 2014. Section 135 of the Act gives police officers powers to enter private premises to remove a person suspected of being in urgent need of a mental health assessment.