Five years and one day ago, Andy Lopez was a 13-year-old boy who cracked jokes, loved food and embodied all that comes with being a middle school boy in Santa Rosa, the second child of an immigrant family.
Month: October 2018
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), in partnership with South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM), have announced the new ‘Seni Lewis Award’ in memory of Mr Lewis and to mark his death in 2010.
On the surface, Thursday’s decision by the state of Washington’s Supreme Court declaring its death penalty unconstitutional might seem to impact only the folks tucked away in the nation’s northwestern corner.
The Metropolitan police’s use of force has risen sharply in the last year, with black people far more likely to be subjected to such tactics than anyone else, the Guardian can reveal.
It has come 47 years too late, but finally, the wheels of justice have begun to turn in the Ahmed Timol case. It was this month 47 years ago that the Security Branch threw Ahmed Timol to his death.
Scotland’s chief prosecutor has decided not to charge any police officers over the death of Sheku Bayoh, a trainee gas engineer who died in custody three years ago.