Campaigners are demanding a fresh inquiry into the death of protester Blair Peach during a demonstration held to prevent the National Front holding a meeting in Southall, west London, 40 years ago this week.
Author: Larry Fedja
The family of a 17-year-old soldier found shot dead at Deepcut barracks have made fresh claims they believe he was murdered. Pte Geoff Gray’s mother also voiced doubts a second inquest due to begin in Surrey would bring any answers.
An inquest into the death of a man who died an hour after collapsing in police custody will focus on the 15 hours following his arrest. Leroy Junior Medford was taken to hospital after being arrested in Reading but was discharged the same day.
February 5th would have been Trayvon Martin’s 24th birthday. People took to social media with an outpouring of support honoring him. The teen’s death marked a call of urgency to Blacks to continue to fight for their lives.
“It’s the end of another year and we want to say thank you so much for the support you’ve given Edge Fund, either as a donor, member or supporter, and to give you a brief update on the work you’ve allowed us to get on with!”
This year the United Families marked the 20th year of the annual rally and protest by also holding a conference on 26 October, followed by the rally on 27 October from Trafalgar Square to 10 Downing Street.
The Metropolitan police’s use of force has risen sharply in the last year, with black people far more likely to be subjected to such tactics than anyone else, the Guardian can reveal.
Three female prisoners have died in the space of 10 days across England, in what campaigners have branded an “incredibly worrying” sign that deaths in the women’s jails are rising again.