A woman who was serving an 8-week prison sentence for shoplifting has been found dead in her cell. She was found at Foston Hall prison in Derbyshire. Paramedics tried to revive her but she was pronounced dead a short time later.
Author: Zinzi Eka-Naphtali
RedAlert will have community advisors on-hand 24 hours a day to offer advice & support, signposting to other services and support networks for families affected by deaths or abuses in custody.
Officials found 44-year-old Raynetta Turner dead in a Mt. Vernon jail cell in New York State Monday morning, making her the fifth black woman to die in jail—that we know of—this month.
Last Friday, an African-American woman was returning home from a job interview in Waller County, Texas, when she was stopped by police.
A Guardian investigation finds 547 people killed by law enforcement so far in 2015 as Obama’s call for ‘appropriate oversight’ continues to go unheeded.
60 years ago former nightclub manageress Ruth Ellis shot dead her ex-public schoolboy lover, David Blakely. Director Brian Emeney tells the story of Ruth, the last woman hanged in Britain.
Five police officers who changed their accounts of a stop and search carried out on a man who later died have been cleared of misconduct by a disciplinary panel.
On 9th July 2015 we will be screening ‘Concerning Violence’ narrated by Ms Lauryn Hill, The film is both an archive-driven documentary covering the most daring moments in the struggle for liberation in the Third World.