The death of the former footballer Dalian Atkinson after being Tasered by the police in Telford has prompted renewed concern about police use of the weapon. There have been at least 17 deaths linked to the use of Tasers since 2003.
Month: August 2016
Baltimore police went to serve warrants at the home of 23-year-old Korryn Gaines for failure to show up in court regarding a traffic violation, and allegedly a man staying in the home had a warrant for assault.
The United Families & Friends Campaign and 4WardEver UK with support from Migrant Media and The Edge Fund are to hold the second of two events in Birmingham on 9 September 2016.
Join the family and friends of Sean Rigg to mark his death and celebrate his life. Sean was a talented musician. This event marks the eighth year anniversary of his death in police custody on 21 August 2008.
More than 500 people rallied in Canada’s capital to protest the death of a mentally ill black man following an arrest. Protesters were marching against what they see as race-based police brutality.