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Month: January 2020
Previously unseen British army intelligence documents have linked undercover soldier Robert Nairac to the Miami Showband Massacre. Three members of the band died when loyalist killers stopped their minibus.
First Stop Web Design (a sister enterprise of Naphtali & Associates) has announced its intention to donate 10% of all new design projects to the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund.
As we enter into a new year, it’s important that we do not forget the indictment and pending trial of a former Texas police officer, on murder charges in the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson, an African American woman.
In 2004, a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer pursued a speeding truck. The officer followed to pull over the driver. The ultimate outcome of the stop was that police shot and killed the driver, 21-year-old Michael Bell Jr.
The Home Secretary’s role in approving police use of less lethal weapons has been strengthened, in the first change to the firearms code for 17 years. The new code brings greater clarity to the process of approving use of less lethal weapons.
Human rights groups and lawyers have criticised French police restraint techniques after a 42-year-old delivery driver died after being held on the ground during a police check near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
The British government has been accused of treating the family of Gerry Conlon with contempt after files relating to the Guildford Four were sealed until the end of this century, and will not be made public for decades.