The Welsh first minister has described the sudden and unexplained death of 24-year-old Mohamud Mohammed Hassan from Cardiff hours after his release from custody as “deeply concerning”.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, the incoming chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., are unveiling legislation that would seek to end federal capital punishment.
The UK Government says that major reform of the Mental Health Act will empower individuals to have more control over their treatment and deliver on a key manifesto commitment.
A family’s seven year wait for answers over the death of Leon Briggs after being taken into police custody has started at an inquest in Milton Keynes. He was detained at Luton police station in 2013.
Mogous Abay died on 30 June 1990 in suspicious circumstances. His brother, Alemseged, friends and supporters are convinced that Mogous did not commit suicide and they dispute the pathologist’s report.
The investigation in to the shooting of Sean Fitzgerald by police in Coventry is still ongoing – two years after his death. He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest as officers carried out a raid on January 4, 2019.
Against a backdrop of federal executions in America and signs of a worrying shift towards a favourable view of capital punishment in Britain, Joe Giles argues a return to the death penalty would be detrimental.
The Louisville Metro Police Department fired two officers involved in the botched raid that resulted in Breonna Taylor’s death and, in part, launched a summer of protests, authorities said.