When a young, 7-year-old girl arrived at the border of Mexico and the US, she was in great health. But while in the hands of the US government, she succumbed to a progressive infection that took her life.
Author: Kushi Amlak-Sakhu
Attorneys for imprisoned journalist and Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal filed a petition for a Post-Conviction Relief Appeal, based on evidence found in six case file boxes they were able to review in January 2019.
Sister Helen Prejean is known worldwide for her opposition to the death penalty. She’s worked to increase national dialogue on capital punishment and shape the Catholic Church’s vigorous opposition to execution.
Sojourner Truth was a lot of things. She was a slave. A mother. A wife. An activist. A preacher. A woman who wasn’t afraid to stand up for what she believed in, regardless of the consequence.
Tuesday marks 10 years since the state of Georgia executed Troy Anthony Davis for a crime many believe he did not commit. He was put to death despite major doubts about evidence used to convict him.
Nine people have died in West Midlands Police custody in the last 20 years, new figures revealed. Of those deaths, seven were men and two were women according to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests.
There were 19 deaths in or following police custody last year with 12 of that number of fatalities having been restrained, according to the latest figures from the police watchdog.
Lawmakers in Sierra Leone voted unanimously on Friday to abolish the death penalty, a momentous step that made the West African country the 23rd on the continent to prohibit capital punishment.