It took a single day to find jurors for the federal trial of the 3 ex-Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s constitutional rights. Opening statements are expected Monday [24 January].
Custody Deaths & Abuse
When a young, 7-year-old girl arrived at the border of Mexico and the US, she was in great health. But while in the hands of the US government, she succumbed to a progressive infection that took her life.
Family and friends of Sean Fitzgerald held a peaceful protest outside Coventry Police Station today (January 4) to mark three years since his death. He suffered a gunshot wound as officers carried out a raid.
Take a look at the new gallery from the United Families & Friends Campaign annual rally and protest that took place in October 2021. Many thanks for the contributions from Ken Fero, INQUEST and others.
Cases recently added to our website. Please note: Not all cases are recent. We are continuously adding to profiles featured on the 4WardEver website. New cases include Edson Da Costa, Emily Hartley, Spencer Beynon and others.
George Floyd’s death in police custody brought a huge and a rapid increase in protests over police brutality – thousands of marches driven by the assumption that taking to the streets will bring change. Does it?
500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have died in custody in Australia in the 30 years since a royal commission published a report aimed at preventing Indigenous deaths in the justice system.
A third probe into the death of Anthony Grainger has cleared police over the use of a CS gas canister. Several matters were referred by GMP to the IOPC after the public inquiry into Grainger’s 2012 shooting.