Last week, North Carolina released the 145th and 146th prisoners (Henry McCollum and his half-brother, Leon Brown) from death row for wrongful conviction.
Author: Kushi Amlak-Sakhu
New details have emerged about the circumstances surrounding the death of Victor White III, a 22-year-old African-American man who died in March 2014.
A competent lawyer is key to avoiding a death sentence. One of the greatest challenges we face in our work is the absence of, or restrictions to, legal aid in certain jurisdictions.
Eyewitnesses to the shooting report that Brown was killed while attempting to surrender, but police say that Brown assaulted the officer before the shooting.
Almost 1,900 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have been killed since the launch of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge at the beginning of July. What do we know about who died and where they were killed?
The parents of a 13-year-old Milwaukee boy who was fatally shot by an elderly neighbor have won a $1.5 million civil judgment against the convicted killer.
President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana has granted amnesty to 1,104 prisoners in commemoration of 54th Republic Anniversary which fell on 1 July.
After eight years in American and British prisons, Talha Ahsan is free. James Ridgeway and Jean Casella, who run the Solitary Watch website (www.solitarywatch.com) detail the remarkable case of the terrorist who wasn’t.