Florida has executed a 53-year-old man convicted of killing two men in 1987 by lethal injection. The execution, performed on Thursday evening, involved the use of a powerful chemical never before used in a U.S. execution.
Month: August 2017
The Ahmed Timol inquest has concluded with the prosecution and the anti-apartheid activist’s family asking the Pretoria High Court Judge Billy Mothle to reject the by the apartheid security branch cops and the finding of the first inquest.
Mental illness is now recognised as one of the biggest causes of individual distress and misery in our societies and cities, comparable to poverty and unemployment. One in four adults in the UK today has been diagnosed with a mental illness.
When is the death penalty right to use? We’ve asked ourselves this on the editorial board many times and never agree. When is a crime so egregious that a person, a community or a state can justify the death penalty?
A former security branch police officer has told the High Court in Pretoria that an administration clerk would have never been ordered to guard over a high-profile detainee like Ahmed Timol.
Body-worn video cameras are finally being rolled out to firearms teams in the Met Police – more than three years after the Metropolitan Police agreed to issue armed officers with the devices.
Over the last 8+ years 4WardEverUK has compiled one of the largest single online listings of the annual United Families & Friends Campaign protests. UFFC is a coalition of families and friends of those that have died in custody.
After decades of silence, a former apartheid policeman has revealed that he faced heavy pressure to give a false version of the death of a prominent anti-apartheid activist in police custody.