A police officer has been convicted of the manslaughter of the former professional footballer Dalian Atkinson, after firing an electric stun gun into him for 33 seconds and kicking him twice in the head as he lay on the ground.
Author: Tippa Naphtali
The inquiry revealed no shortage of disturbing material about key elements of the Met police, the Murdoch press stable, in particular the cut-throat News of the World, and some of its fiercest rivals.
Grenfell survivors and campaigners have said it was a “shocking scandal” that four years after the disaster thousands of people are still living in buildings covered in flammable cladding.
The conviction of a US police officer for murdering George Floyd has reignited calls to tackle racial injustice in British law enforcement, with campaigners calling for an end to a “culture of impunity”.
The family of Daniel Morgan has criticised a Home Office decision to review a report into his unsolved murder before it can be made public. The private investigator was killed in a pub car park in 1987.
Celia Stubbs gave evidence to the Undercover Policing Inquiry on Thursday. London police killed her partner, Blair Peach, during a protest in Southall, west London, in April 1979. He was 33 when they killed him.
Stephen Lawrence Day was first celebrated in 2019 and takes place annually on 22 April, the date of Stephen’s death. The Day is marked officially in the British calendar as a celebration of Stephen’s life and legacy.
In October 2020 reporters filed a complaint with the Swedish prosecutor for international crimes, accusing Eritrea’s President and other officials of holding the journalist Dawit Isaak incommunicado since 2001.