Mikey’s cousin and prominent activist and social justice campaigner, Tippa Naphtali, has written the following moving article to commemorate the 15th anniversary of Mikey’s 2003 custody death.
Author: Larry Fedja
The Ministry of Justice has today (26 July 2018) released the latest statistics on safety, deaths and self-harm in custody. The data shows that levels of self-harm and violence in prison continues to escalate.
A young soldier who took his own life at Deepcut barracks after being told he would be discharged from the British Army was failed by the military, a coroner has concluded. Private Sean Benton, who fatally shot himself in 1995.
A Reading family will have to wait for more than two years for answers over how a man being held in police custody died. Leroy Junior Medford died on April 2, 2017, after being held in the cells at Loddon Valley Police Station in Lower Earley.
A specialist emergency unit which offers immediate assessments to suspected mental health sufferers in the West Midlands has been recognised internationally – Counterparts from Australia visited the region to learn about best practice.
A white police officer, Michael Rosfeld, was charged Wednesday with criminal homicide in the fatal shooting last week of an unarmed black teenager who fled a traffic stop in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The police officer who chased and wrestled Rashan Charles to the ground before he died said he “knew something wasn’t quite right” and that he probably should have called an ambulance sooner.
The family of Mzee Mohammed are one step closer to finding out what happened on the day the 18-year-old died after being detained by police. Police watchdog the IOPC have confirmed they’ve completed their investigation.