The UK Supreme Court has ruled that the investigation into the murder of human rights lawyer Pat Finucane was not an effective investigation but the court left it to the government to decide whether a new investigation should take place.
Author: Tippa Naphtali
Erica Duggan wants a new inquiry over death of her son, whose body was found after he allegedly attended the meeting of an antisemitic conspiracy group
Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane was murdered to silence other human rights lawyers, his son has said. This week marks 30 years since Finucane was shot 14 times by loyalists in collusion with British security forces.
Five police officers who were involved in the detention and death of musician Sean Rigg have denied charges of misconduct. Mr Rigg died while in custody at Brixton police station in August 2008.
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An ex-serviceman has been shot dead by police officers during a “pre-planned” raid on a house in Coventry. Sean Fitzgerald, 31, died during an intelligence-led operation on Friday evening in the north of the city.
Ethnic minority people have a greatly increased risk of being detained under the Mental Health Act 1983, even when accounting for their increased risk of receiving a diagnosis of a severe mental illness.
A mental health patient restrained in a psychiatric room was struck to his body by police more than 20 times before his death, a misconduct panel has heard. One of the officers used their fists and baton to strike Mr Burrell ‘numerous times.’