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.
Author: Kushi Amlak-Sakhu
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.
Family demand a new police investigation into the death of Ricky Reel and a review of all forensic evidence. “My son died in suspicious circumstances in 1997 after being racially abused and chased by the assailants.
In 2001, Eritrean security forces detained Dawit Isaak, and 10 other journalists, without charge or trial. He was released for medical treatment in 2005 but arrested again two days later. Nothing has been heard of him since.
A civil jury trial date has officially been set on August 2, 2021,for the January 1, 2009, New Orleans NOPD shooting 82 40 caliber low trajectory angle shots into Adolph Grimes III body.
The US attorney general has imposed a moratorium on all federal executions while the justice department reviews its policies and procedures on capital punishment. Activists have been pushing for a halt since the Trump administration.