A former Minneapolis police officer has been charged with murder following the death of an unarmed black man in custody. The officer was shown in footage kneeling on George Floyd’s neck. He and three other officers were sacked.
Month: May 2020
The last few weeks have been filled with devastating news – stories about the police killing black people. At this point, these calamities feel familiar – so familiar, in fact, that their details have begun to echo each other.
Initially triggered by a Tweet from Oonagh Ryder (@oonskie) and subsequent follow-up Tweets by Lucy Brisbane McKay (@lucybrisbane) and others, we saw a very welcome flurry of donations on 28 May 2020.
May 13, 2020 was an historic and emotionally charged day as the city of Philadelphia took time to commemorate the horrific bombing of the MOVE family compound 35 years ago by police.
The government claims that lessons have been learned almost a year after an inquiry said police were to blame for the killing of Anthony Grainger. But the police responsible are still not facing trial.
Lessons have been learned after a public inquiry found Greater Manchester Police (GMP) was to blame for a fatal shooting of a dad-of-two, according to a Government report.
Breonna Taylor was working as an EMT in Louisville when the coronavirus pandemic hit the country, helping to save lives. The 26-year-old was killed in her apartment, shot at least eight times by police officers
Secure video calls will be introduced to prisons and young offender institutions (YOIs) across England and Wales to maintain vital family contact for prisoners and young offenders during the coronavirus pandemic.