Kris Maharaj was sentenced to death in 1987 for a double Miami murder ‘he didn’t commit’. This was later reduced to life, in what the human rights organisation, Reprieve, has described as “an epic miscarriage of justice”.
Protests have spread to almost all of Iran’s 31 provinces and urban cities since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini at the hands of the police, allegedly for violating the Islamic Republic’s strict dress code.
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The National Memorial Family Fund are proud to present their first full annual report of our activities between 2021 and 2022. The 1 September 2022 marked 7 years since the NMPMFF) was founded.
In September 2022 the Independent Office for Police Misconduct (IOPC) released details of their custody deaths statistics for England 2021-2022. This article is transcribed from the IOPC website.
The death in custody in Iran of a Kurdish woman that led to protests must be investigated, Iran’s president has said, as he lamented what he claimed were western “double standards” on human rights.
A police officer has been found not guilty of assaulting an ex-footballer the night he was killed. Mary Ellen Bettley-Smith was accused of striking Dalian Atkinson with her baton when he posed no threat.
A former Minneapolis police officer who pleaded guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd was sentenced Wednesday to three years.