The father of a 3-year-old Syrian boy found drowned on a Turkey beach has told of the harrowing circumstances of his death. Alan Kurdi’s father Abdullah said that when the boat was hit by waves, the captain swam off.
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This group was sparked by the senseless murder of Michael Brown Jr by Officer Darren Wilson.
Until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter. – Zimbabwean proverb
Mr Duggan, 29, was shot by officers on 9th August 2011 in Tottenham, London. Mr Duggan, whose shooting by police sparked London’s riots, did not fire a shot at police officers before they killed him, the Independent Police Complaints Commission said.
Jimmy Mubenga, aged 46, died on 12th October 2010 after security guards attempted to deport him to Angola on a British Airways flight. He died after being restrained by three guards from G4S, a company that was contracted by the UK Border Agency.
More bereaved families will be entitled to legal aid at inquests after a high court judge ruled that official guidance on whether to provide support was “misleading and inaccurate”.
The Guardians’ ‘Justice on Trial’ is an ongoing series that aims to highlight cases where there are major concerns of a miscarriage of justice. Since the 1980s and 90s a flow of cases has undermined public confidence in the justice system.