Darrell is a death row inmate in the notorious San Quentin Prison (California). He has been waiting for 14 years to clear his name. His supporters are fighting, not only for Darrell’s ultimate freedom, but for his life.
Mahatma Gandhi became one of the pivotal figures, if not the main figure, in India’s history in the Twentieth Century. Along with Jinnah and Nehru, Gandhi shaped India’s history up to its independence in 1947.
Wannabe filmmaker Tigre Hills; had planned to debut this documentary he has titled “The Barrel of a Gun” on Dec. 9, the 28th anniversary of the killing of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner who Mumia is said to have murdered but there is a delay in the films release.
An article that has appeared on The Telegraph website has caused upset and anger prompting the family of Mikey, their legal representatives, INQUEST and supporters to complain in their droves.
The jury at the inquest into the controversial death in police custody in 2003 of Michael Lloyd Powell (known as Mikey) today returned a damning narrative verdict and found that the way that he was restrained resulted in his death from positional asphyxia (see below).
A retired police constable and a police staff member have been arrested after claims that evidence was hidden in the Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry. The 53-year-old man and retired 62-year-old man were held on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.
INQUEST, the organisation which assists the families of those who die in custody, has been awarded the 2009 Longford Prize. The Longford Prize recognises the contribution of an individual, group or organisation working in the area of penal or social reform which has shown ‘outstanding qualities of humanity, courage, persistence and originality’.
Today, on International Human Rights Day, the family of Jean Charles de Menezes can announce that permission has been granted for the official installation of a permanent memorial to Jean outside Stockwell tube station.