London-born singer Labi Siffre has spent his career breaking down boundaries. The openly gay singer has built a small cult following with works that deal squarely with homophobia and racism.
Author: Tippa Naphtali
New figures released by the Ministerial Council on Deaths in Custody show that in the past 10 years 3,540 of those detained in NHS facilities, including high-security psychiatric hospitals, have died.
The mother of a man with psychiatric problems who was pinned face down to the pavement by three police officers shortly before he died told an inquest today that when she viewed her son’s body his face was covered with injuries.
Denis Yevsyukov, the former head of a police district in Moscow neighborhood of Tsaritsyno, shocked the nation when he went on a shooting spree in a Moscow supermarket that left three people dead and another six injured.
Hugh R. Manes, a veteran civil rights lawyer who for 40 years fought for victims of police misconduct, died Saturday at his Los Angeles home after a long battle with emphysema, according to his law partner, Carol Watson. He was 84.
Stop Child Executions sadly regrets to confirm that the Iranian female juvenile Delara Darabi was executed early morning today in the prison yard of the northern city of Rasht, Iran.
Paintings of Delara Darabi, an Iranian girl executed in Iran in violation of United Nations Convention on The Rights of The Child. On 1st May 2009, Delara Darabi, Iranian painter, 23 years old, was executed in prison despite a suspension for two months.
It is 30 years in April since special needs teacher Blair Peach was killed by a still-unidentified police officer while on a demonstration against the far right National Front at Southall in west London.