The Right To Be Heard project has asked Indigenous communities for their reflections on this weekend’s 50th anniversary of the referendum that formally recognised their existence. Portraits by Tobias Titz.
Month: May 2017
On May 13, Jimmy Dennis was released after more than 25 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. There was no physical evidence tying him to the crime. No gun was ever recovered and Jimmy was never found to be in possession of a firearm.
With many critical and high profile police scrutiny initiatives taking place in recent months, we share a collective of articles that explore policing matters. Recently we have seen inquests into the deaths of Olaseni Lewis, Thomas Orchard, just to mention a few.
The Justice for Caroline Small group that sought a new grand jury to review the Brunswick mother’s 2010 brutal police shooting death announced this week its plan to scale back efforts to reopen the case.
In a major break in a decades-long struggle, Pennsylvania Common Court of Appeals Judge Leon Tucker ordered the release of a trove of documents relating to the longtime political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal.
The Justice Department will not file charges in the fatal shooting of a black man by white police officers last year in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, according to two people familiar with the decision.
A Dallas police chief acknowledged Monday that an officer who fatally shot a black 15-year-old in a moving vehicle fired as the car was driving away — not as it reversed toward officers, as the department had previously asserted.
The family of Sheku Bayoh who died in police custody have vowed they “will never give up fighting” to find out what happened to him – exactly two years after his tragic death.